Thursday, March 8, 2012

#Idioms 205-210

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 break wind - echarse un gas
Rule no. 1: don't break wind in an elevator.

to put to death
- ejecutar
The prioner was put to death for comiting murder.

to get off to a good start
- empezar con el pie derecho
Read up on the subject before class, then you'll be off to a good start.

to get a kick out of something
- encontrar placer en algo
I enjoy cooking, I get a kick out of it when people compliment my food.

to fall (head over heels) in love
- enamorarse locamente
We fell head over heals in love while we were working together.

to fall into place
- encajar
I was a little nervous at first, but it all seemed to fall into place in the end.

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