1. Raincheck: An offer or deal that is declined right now but willing to accept later.
2. Raining Cats and Dogs: A very loud and noisy rain storm.
3. Ring Fencing: Seperated usual judgement to guarantee protection, especially project funds.
4. Rise and Shine: Time to get out of bed and get ready for work/school.
5. Rome Was Not Built In One Day: If you want something to be completely properly, then its going to take time.
6. Rule Of Thumb: A rough estimate.
7. Run out of steam: To be completely out of energy.
ENGLISH IDIOMS ALPHABET S
8. Saved By The Bell: Saved at the last possible moment.
9. Scapegoat: Someone else who takes the blame.
10. Scot-free: To escape and not have to pay.
11. Sick As A Dog: To be very sick (with the flu or a cold).
12. Sitting Shotgun: Riding in the front passenger seat of a car.
13. Sixth Sense: A paranormal sense that allows you to communicate with the dead.
14. Skid Row: The rundown area of a city where the homeless and drug users live.
15. Smell A Rat: To detect somone in the group is betraying the others.
16. Smell Something Fishy: Detecting that something isn’t right and there might be a reason for it.
17. Son of a Gun: A scamp.
18. Southpaw: Someone who is left-handed.
19. Spitting Image: The exact likeness or kind.
20. Start From Scratch: To do it all over again from the beginning.
ENGLISH IDIOMS ALPHABET T
21. The Ball Is In Your Court: It is your decision this time.
22. The Best Of Both Worlds: There are two choices and you have them both.
23. The Bigger They Are The Harder They Fall: While the bigger and stronger opponent might be alot more difficult to beat, when you do they suffer a much bigger loss.
24. The Last Straw: When one small burden after another creates an unbearable situation, the last straw is the last small burden that one can take.
25. The Whole Nine Yards: Everything. All of it.
26. Third times a charm: After no success the first two times, the third try is a lucky one.
27. Tie the knot: To get married.
28. Til the cows come home: A long time.
29. To Make A Long Story Short: Something someone would say during a long and boring story in order to keep his/her audience from losing attention. Usually the story isn’t shortened.
30. To Steal Someone’s Thunder: To take the credit for something someone else did.
31. Tongue And Cheek: humor, not to be taken serious.
32. Turn A Blind Eye: Refuse to acknowledge something you know is real or legit.
33. Twenty three skidoo: To be turned away.