Learn English idioms

Improve your English vocabulary with idioms

Idioms (also known as expressions or phrases) are fixed expressions that must be understood in a figurative, rather than literal sense. Although the origin of these expressions is often no longer known, they are frequently used by native speakers in everyday conversation.

Idioms can be tricky to understand. That’s why Lingolia has put together collections of idioms with explanations, examples and exercises to help you understand and use English idioms correctly.