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List of idioms beginning with G English lesson

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

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.

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List of Idioms beginning with G

Get off the hook- free from all obligations

Give-up the ghost- to die

Got the slap on the wrist- got light punishment

Give someone a bird- make fun

Got the wind up- to be scared

Get a raw deal- not treated equally

Gift of the gab- talent of speaking, if someone has the gift of the gab, they speak in a persuasive and interesting way

Gives cold shoulder- to ignore

Get your wires crossed- If people get their wires cross, they misunderstand each other, especially when making arrangements.('Get your lines crossed' is also used.)

Give me five- If someone says this, they want to hit your open hand against theirs as a way of congratulation or greeting

Give me a hand- If someone gives you a hand, they help you

Give someone a piece of your mind- If you give someone a piece of your mind, you criticize them strongly and angrily.

Go bananas- If you go bananas, you are wild with excitement, anxiety, or worry

Go tell it to birds- This is used when someone says something that is not credible or is a lie

Go under the hammer- If something goes under the hammer, it is sold in an auction

Graveyard shift- If you have to work very late at night, it is the graveyard shift

Grease monkey- A grease monkey is an idiomatic term for a mechanic

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