In the spoken and written English of today, idiom is an established, universal and essential element which, when used with care, ornaments and enriches language. Here are a few Idioms that have been compiled in the book English Composition: Idioms . Since a picture speaks a thousand words, I have added images to this post to better grasp the meaning of each Idiom mentioned.
1.) A1 – Excellent, best; of highest quality; first rate
2.) The Old Adam – the natural, primitive instincts
3.) To do a room – to tidy it up as a housemaid does.
4.) A babel – A confused noise
5.) To send the cap round – to make a collection.