Monday, February 13, 2012

#Idioms 67-72

id•i•om /'ide?m/

An idiom is an expression that means something other than the literal meanings of its individual words.
Here are six native idioms for you to learn and use. Enjoy friends!
to fall from grace - caer en desgracia
My neighbour really fell from grace when was arrested.
to fall on deaf ears - caer en oídos sordos
She needs to quit smoking, I tell her how dangerous it is, but it   falls on deaf ears .
to fall into a trap - caer en una trampa
We really wanted a free Ipad, so we fell into the trap because it was all a scam.   
to fall ill - caer enfermo
It's going to snow this week, wear warm clothes or you'll fall ill .
To fall to pieces - caerse a pedazos
Whenever she speaks to me I fall to pieces !  
to put a lid on it - callarse
She put a lid on his affair for the sake of the children.

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