- A red letter day ~ a big day : một ngày quan trọng
Ex: The day when my son got married was my red letter day.
- As high as kite : say xỉn, kiêu căng
Ex: She is always as high as kite.
- Sleep like a dog: ngủ say, ngủ ngon
Ex: The baby is sleeping like a dog when I come into her room.
- Fit like a glove: vừa như in
Ex: This dress I’m trying is fit like a glove.
- Smell a rat : nghi ngờ âm mưu của ai đó
Ex: The President hasn’t believed because he smell a rat.
- In the blue moon ~ rarely, scarely: hiếm khi
Ex: He dropped in my house in a blue moon.
- Hit the roof ~ hit the ceiling: tức điên lên
Ex: he made his father hit the roof by means of breaking the window.
- Down to earth: trở về mặt đất
Ex: Ellen are abstracted so I have to let him down to earth.
- Break a leg: (từ tiếng lóng): chúc may mắn thành công
Ex: Hey Tom, you will have a test tomorrow, aren’t you? Break a leg!
- Home and dry ~ successful: thành công
Ex: I’m glad to have a new job that means I’m home and dry now.