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Idiom for IELTS

Gut feeling

This is an intuitive feeling you get. It is usual when you are asked to make decisions but have no reasons for your decision. We often make these decisions in times of stress or under pressure.

I wasn’t sure which job to take but I went with my gut feeling and chose the job in London.

Remember that you won’t do yourself any favours if you simply throw these idioms into conversation during your IELTS interview. You must practice using them appropriately before the exam.

Idiom for IELTS

Drive someone up the wall

This is when we irritate someone or really annoy them.

His constant coughing drives me up the wall.

Remember that you won’t do yourself any favours if you simply throw these idioms into conversation during your IELTS interview. You must practice using them appropriately before the exam.

Idiom for IELTS

Cut to the chase

This is to leave out all unnecessary details and get to the point. You are getting directly to the point.

We were running out of time so I cut to the chase and told him he was fired.

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A blessing in disguise

This is something good that isn’t recognized as good at first.

Losing my job was a blessing in disguise because I have now found a much better job.

Idiom for IELTS

A Piece of Cake
A task or job that is accomplished very easily.

I found the writing paper hard in the IELTS practice exam but the reading paper seemed like a piece of cake.

Try to use this idiomatic expression in conversation over the next few days.