What are the idioms used mostly in everyday usage by native English speakers?

There are many idioms used in everyday usage by native English speakers. Some common examples include:

  1. “Break a leg”: This means “good luck” and is often used before a performance or competition.

  2. “Bite the bullet”: This means to face a difficult or unpleasant

situation with courage and determination.

  1. “Cost an arm and a leg”: This means that something is very expensive.

  2. “The ball is in your court”: This means it is someone else’s turn to take action or make a decision.

  3. “Barking up the wrong tree”: This means to pursue a mistaken or misguided approach or goal.

  4. “Hit the nail on the head”: This means to say or do something exactly right or to make a very accurate guess or assessment. 

  5. “Knee-deep”: This means to be deeply involved in something.
  6. “Let the cat out of the bag”: This means to reveal a secret unintentionally.

  7. “On the same page”: This means to be in agreement or understanding with someone.

  8. “Pulling your leg”: This means to tease or joke with someone.

  9. “Raining cats and dogs”: This means it is raining very heavily.

  10. “Seeing is believing”: This means that one needs to experience something firsthand in order to believe it.

  11. “Throw in the towel”: This means to give up or quit.

  12. “Under the weather”: This means to feel ill or not well.

  13. “When pigs fly”: This means something will never happen.