Here are our top idioms for your IELTS speaking exam. If you can use one of these in your test, we are sure it will help to increase your score!
|To be on cloud nine||To be really happy||“I’m on cloud nine because I passed my IELTS exam.”|
|To make (someones) blood boil||To make someone really angry||“It makes my blood boil when I hear about inequality.”|
|To hit the ceiling||To become very angry||He hits the ceiling every time he has an argument at work.”|
|To be against the clock||To have little time||“We are against clock as we need to complete the assignment by the end of the day.”|
|To be all ears||To dedicate yourself to listen to something||“He told me if I had any suggestions, he would be all ears.”|
|To cost next to nothing||To be really cheap||“In some countries, food costs next to nothing..”|
|Through thick and thin||In every circumstance||“Me and my friends stick together through thick and thin.”|
|Fit as a fiddle||To be in good health or really fit||“Since I’ve taken up running, I’ve become fit as a fiddle.”|
|To go the extra mile||To do more work than is necessary||“When you go the extra mile for your customers, they will return.”|
|A piece of cake||Something that is really easy||“Learning English is a piece of cake!”|
What is your favourite idiom? Let us know in the comments! 😀
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