Usable Idioms with meaning

Idioms: Meanings

1. At the drop of a hat: Without hesitation

2. Beat around the bush: To avoid the point/topic

3. Devil’s advocate: To present a counter argument

4. Let the cat out of the bag: To reveal a secret

5. Miss the boat: To miss the chance

6. Sit on the fence: To avoid making a choice/decision

7. Straight from the horse’s mouth: Something directly said by the main source

8. Taste of your own medicine: To get the same treatment that you have given to others

9. Steal someone’s thunder: To steal the limelight

10. The ball is in your court: It is up to you to make the next move

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