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"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" means "different people have different opinions about what or who is beautiful". Example: It’s true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I haven’t found any of Mary’s boyfriends attractive.

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" means "different people have different opinions about what or who is beautiful". Example: It’s true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I haven’t found any of Mary’s boyfriends attractive.

“Someone’s bark is worse than their bite” means “someone’s actions are not as bad as their threats”.  Example: When I started my new job, my boss was always threatening to fire me. After a few weeks, I realized that her bark was worse than her bite.

“Someone’s bark is worse than their bite” means “someone’s actions are not as bad as their threats”. Example: When I started my new job, my boss was always threatening to fire me. After a few weeks, I realized that her bark was worse than her bite.

“Big fish in a small pond” is an important person in a small place or organisation.  Example: As the manager of a local company, he enjoys being a big fish in a small pond.

“Big fish in a small pond” is an important person in a small place or organisation. Example: As the manager of a local company, he enjoys being a big fish in a small pond.

"Zip your lip" means "be quiet". Example: Why don’t you just zip your lip? I’m tired of listening to you. -           Learn and improve your English language with our FREE Classes. Call Karen Luceti  410-443-1163  or email kluceti@chesapeake.edu to register for classes.  Eastern Shore of Maryland.  Chesapeake College Adult Education Program. www.chesapeake.edu/esl.

"Zip your lip" means "be quiet". Example: Why don’t you just zip your lip? I’m tired of listening to you. - Learn and improve your English language with our FREE Classes. Call Karen Luceti 410-443-1163 or email kluceti@chesapeake.edu to register for classes. Eastern Shore of Maryland. Chesapeake College Adult Education Program. www.chesapeake.edu/esl.

“Be full of yourself” means “to think that you are very ​important in a way that ​annoys other ​people”. Example: Ever since she won the prize Mary’s been so full of herself that no one wants to talk to her.

“Be full of yourself” means “to think that you are very ​important in a way that ​annoys other ​people”. Example: Ever since she won the prize Mary’s been so full of herself that no one wants to talk to her.

“Hang someone out to dry” means “to abandon someone who is in trouble”.  Example: After losing the election, the party is going to hang him out to dry.

“Hang someone out to dry” means “to abandon someone who is in trouble”. Example: After losing the election, the party is going to hang him out to dry.

“Be in deep water” means “to be in a difficult situation”.  Example: We’re going to be in deep water if the bank refuses to authorize a bigger loan.

“Be in deep water” means “to be in a difficult situation”. Example: We’re going to be in deep water if the bank refuses to authorize a bigger loan.

"Follow the crowd" means "to do what most other people do". Example: Think for yourself, don't just follow the crowd.

"Follow the crowd" means "to do what most other people do". Example: Think for yourself, don't just follow the crowd.

“Be in someone’s shoes” means “to be in the same situation as someone else”.  Example: If I were in your shoes, I would break up with your boyfriend. He is lazy and stupid.

“Be in someone’s shoes” means “to be in the same situation as someone else”. Example: If I were in your shoes, I would break up with your boyfriend. He is lazy and stupid.

“Cool your heels” means “to wait or to be kept waiting”.  Example: Sharon cooled her heels in a park while waiting for her boyfriend to pick her up.  Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

“Cool your heels” means “to wait or to be kept waiting”. Example: Sharon cooled her heels in a park while waiting for her boyfriend to pick her up. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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