English Idioms

English idioms

Sometimes, when we are talking with a native they say some phrases that we cant understand.

There are some examples and meaning

1°HIT THE BOOKS:

This phrase mean “Study”. Is a commun modism used by students

2° HIT THE SACK:

The literal meanig is “golpear una bolsa o saco de gran tamaño”. but is a way to say “Im tired, Im gonna sleep”

3° TWIST SOMEONE´S ARM”

This phrase mean “convencer a alguien”. If someone say you “you arm has been twisted” that mean “Alguien te ha hecho un gran trabajo convenciendote”

4° SIT TIGHT

This is a strange modism that litteraly mean “sentarse y apretar tu cuerpo” But mean “debes sentarte a esperar y no hacer nada”

 

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