- Rain cats and dogs
This is used for heavy rain.
For example– when I was returning from the office, it was raining cats and dogs.
- Under the weather
This is used to tell someone that you are not feeling well.
For example– I will not be attending the party as I am under the weather.
- IN SOMEONE’S CUPS
This is used to ask whether someone is drunk or not.
For example– I guess this man is in his cups. (Drunk)
- ON THE FLY
This means while traveling.
For example– I usually have my breakfast on the fly.
- IN A NEW YORK MINUTE
This means very quickly.
For example– I reached home in a New York minute as soon as I received my mom’s call.
- THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE
This means via gossip.
For example– I heard it through the grapevine that she is planning to quit her job. Is it true?
- A COLD DAY IN JULY
This is used when someone wishes to say that this will never happen.
For example: Convincing my dad for him seems a cold day in July.