Thursday, March 1, 2012

#idioms 163-168

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 let oneself go - dejarse llevar
You are always so serious, you need to let yourself go a little!

to blow the whistle on
 - delatar
I saw him taking money so I blew the whistle on him.

to go without saying
 - de más está decir
We ran away from home to get married, it goes without saying my parents were furious.

to go to show
- demostrar
She was underqualified. It just goes to show that beauty can get you far.

to bring someone to their knees
 - derrotar a alguien
In Starwars, the Empire was brought to their knees by the Rebels.

to let off steam
I go to the gym after work to   let off some steam.

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