Idiom and Proverb

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Idiom and Proverb

An engrossing car speeding game designed for Fourth Grade kids to help them understand the meaning of various idioms and proverbs used in English language. In this game, kids have to speed up their car and finish it. Every time their car hits another car or an obstacle, a question pops up about the meaning of an idiom or a proverb. They also need to answer various questions in order to get their car repaired at the garage and refill their gas tank at the gas station. This game will enhance their knowledge of various English idioms and proverbs and their meanings. So kids, get ready to speed up your racing car for a fun ride!

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An exciting car game for Grade 4 kids to help them understand the meaning of various English idioms and proverbs.

Common Idioms with Meanings

Idioms Meanings
one man's meat is another man's poison What makes some people happy upsets other people.
Rome wasn't built in a day It takes a long time to accomplish a great goal.
too many cooks spoil the broth too many cooks spoil the broth.
Beat around the bush To avoid talking about what’s important.
Get your act together Get organized and do things effectively.
Hit the sack Go to sleep.
Your guess is as good as mine I do not know.
Good things come to those who wait To have patience.
Back against the wall Stuck in a difficult circumstance with no escape.
Up in arms Being grumpy or angry about something.
Scrape the barrel Making the most of the worst situation or things because you can’t do anything about it.
Burn your boats/bridges Doing something that makes it impossible to go back to the original state.
Break fresh/ new ground Doing something that has never been done before.
Sell like hot cakes Quick sellout.
Run around in circles Putting efforts into something that is not worthwhile result.
On cloud nine Being very happy.
Left out in the cold Being ignored.
Blow hot and cold Alternate inconsistently between moods and actions.
Cut corners Doing something in an easier and least expensive manner.
Boil the ocean Taking up an almost impossible or overly ambitious project.
Keep an ear to the ground Staying informed and updated about everything.
Eat like a horse Eating too excessively.
A snowball effect The aspect of momentum in every event and how they build upon each other.
In for a penny, in for a pound That someone is intentionally investing his time or money for a particular project or task.