Large list of clothes idioms that begin with E and their meanings
How each idioms is listed
There are 3 parts for each idiom the first part is what the idiom is, then there is an explanation of what the idiom means and the last part is an example of how to use it in a sentence.
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Clothes idioms beginning with E
eat one's hat
- to do something extraordinary or special if something that you do not think will happen actually happens (this is always used with if and is used when you are quite certain that something will happen and if it does not happen then you will do something extraordinary or special - like eating your hat)
I do not think that my friend will arrive here on time and if he does arrive on time I will eat my hat.
I do not think that our team will win the game today but if we do win I will eat my hat.
emperor's new clothes
- used when many people believe something that is not true, a situation in which people are afraid to criticize something because everyone else seems to think that it is good or important
It was like the emperor's new clothes when nobody would criticize the popular politician although he was doing many bad things.
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