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List of idioms beginning with P English lesson

What will I learn from the English lesson list of idioms beginning with P?

This lesson is following on from small list on English idioms, again you will be able to use the list below to learn any idioms that you read about or hear about you don't understand.

How do I use this online English book of idioms and phrases?

Click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the idioms with an explanation of each.

[ A ] [ B ] [ C ] [ D ] [ E ] [ F ] [ G ] [ H ] [ I ] [ J ] [ K ] [ L ] [ M ] [ N ] [ O ] [ P ] [ Q ] [ R ] [ S ] [ T ] [ U ] [ V ] [ W ] [ X ] [ Y ] [ Z ]

List of Idioms beginning with P

Pass muster- to be approved

Pick someone to pieces- to criticize sharply

Paper over the cracks- to try to hide something

Put the cart before the horse- doing things in a wrong manner

Pull up the shocks- do things in the right manner and correctly

Parrot fashion- If you learn something parrots fashion; you learn it word for word

Pay on the nail- If you pay on the nail, you pay promptly in cash

Pen is mightier than the sword- The idiom 'the pen is mightier than the sword' means that words and communication are morepowerful than wars and fighting

Pick someone's brains- If you pick someone's brains, you ask them for advice, suggestions and information about something they know about

Pieces of the same cake- Pieces of the same cake are things that have the same characteristics or qualities

Play fast and loose- If people play fast and loose, they behave in an irresponsible way and don't respect rules, etc.

Poker face- Someone with a poker face doesn't show any emotion or reaction so that people don't know what they are feeling

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