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1. Talk the Hind legs off a Donkey
This is less surgical than it sounds! This is basically a person who really talks too much e.g. Watch out for your phone bill when you call her – she can talk the hind legs off a donkey!
2. Popping out – the non painful way
This is usually mentioned when someone is leaving their spot for a little while e.g I’m just popping out for lunch.
3. Raining Cats and Dogs
There are a few alternatives to this in other parts of the world – but whatever the animal used, you can assume that it’s raining a lot!
e.g. Don’t forget your umbrella when you go out, it’s raining cats and dogs out there!
4. A piece of cake – unfortunately not as tasty as it sounds!
This is a simple way of saying something is easy – not requiring much effort e.g. I’m glad I used that guide for my revision – the exam was a piece of cake!
5. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
This is a very interesting idiom – having one certain thing is better than having two possibilities that might not happen.
e.g. Do you really want to gamble all your money on the car and holiday? A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush!