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List of idioms beginning with E English lesson


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

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 E

Entering the 80th orbit- celebrating the 80th birthday

Eleventh hour decision- decision that is made at the last possible minute

End in smoke- to bear no result

Earth shattering- not at all surprising

Eat humble pie- to apologize humbly

Elephant in the room- An elephant in the room is a problem that everyone knows very well but no one talks about because it is taboo, embarrassing, etc.

Egg on your face- If someone has egg on their face; they are made to look foolish or embarrassed

Eye for an eye- This is an expression for retributive justice, where the punishment equals the crime.

Eyes are bigger than one's stomach- If someone's eyes are bigger than their stomach, they are greedy and take on more than they can consume or manage.

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