Do you like fish? Do you like English idioms? Yes? Then you’re going to love this fun fishy feature, which focuses on fifteen fab English idioms about our fantastic fishy friends!
- He’s a big fish in a small pond. = He has power and influence, but only in a limited area.
2. He’s a cold fish. = He’s an unemotional person.
3. I think she was fishing for a compliment. = I think she was trying to get a compliment.
4. It’s like shooting fish in a barrel. = It’s very easy.
5. Hmm, something smells fishy. = Something seems suspicious.
6. I’ve got bigger fish to fry. = I’ve got more important things to do.
7. Her dad drinks like a fish. = Her dad drinks a lot [of alcohol].
8. I felt a bit green around the gills. = I felt sick.
9. They fell for that joke hook, line, and sinker! = They fell for that joke – completely.
10. That’s a different kettle of fish. = That’s a different matter.
11. There are plenty more fish in the sea. = You will find another person to love.
12. Your grandma is an odd fish, isn’t she? = Your grandma is strange, isn’t she?
13. What’s that got to do with the price of fish? = What’s that got to do with anything?
14. The train was so busy! We were packed in like sardines! = The train was so busy! The passengers had to stand very close together.
15. I felt like a fish out of water. = I felt uncomfortable and out of place.
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