Memaksimalkan Skor Speaking IELTS Menggunakan Idiom

speaking IELTS menggunakan idiom

Idioms Bahasa Inggris Untuk Meningkatkan Nilai Speaking IELTS

Nah, buat kalian yang sudah bisa speaking dengan lancar. Tingkat fluency sudah tidak mogok-mogok. Bolehlah untuk mencoba beberapa kata idiom. Sudah banyak buku yang menerangkan, kalau penggunaan beberapa idiom disaat menjawab speaking akan meningkatkan skor kamu.



Common idioms
Definition
It cost me an arm and a leg to take my trip to Australia
Sangat Mahal Sekali
I was over the moon when he asked me to marry him
Sangat bahagia
You are taking your IETLS test next week? Are not you jumping the gun. You have only just started studying.
Terlalu cepat/buru-buru
He comes round to see me once in a blue moon.
Happening very rarely
He’s got a chip on his shoulder
Feeling inferior or having grievance about something.
I reckon getting a band 8 in IETLS will be a piece of cake! I am very good at English.
Sangat gampah/mudah
The money sent by comic relief to help poverty in Africa is just a drop in the ocean. They need far more than this.
A very small part of something much bigger.
Getting a low score the first time I took IELTS was a blessing in disguise. It forced me to study extremely hard so I got a much better score the next time.
Something positive that is not recognized until later.
We have to actually do something about global warming. Actions speak louder than words.
It is better to actually do something rather than just talking about it.
I bumped into Jenny in town the other day. It is a small world.
Dunia ini kecil
Oh well, I got 5.5 in IELTS again. Back to the drawing board!
Pantang menyerah!
I hate my job so much I can not bare going to work, but if I quit I don’t think I can get another job. I am really stuck/caught between a rock and a hard place
Dua pilihan yang sulit.
I have to bite my tongue so I don’t say what I really think of him!
Ingin mengatakan, tetapi tidak bisa!
Come on, cut to the chase. We have not got all day!
Leave out all the unnecessary details and just get to the point.
Are you putting all of your savings into that company? Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
Putting all of ones resources into one possibility
Try not to worry about it. Every cloud has a silver lining.
Believing that every bad situation has positive side/eventually leads to something good.
It was difficult when I moved to another country but I eventually found my feet
To become comfortable what you are doing.
My parents are very fixed in their ways. They will not start using the internet.
Tidak ingin berubah!
I think he got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. He is in a terrible mood.
To refer to someone who is having a bad day.
My mother will always go the extra mile to help people
Doing much more than is required when doing something.
I think you have hit the nail on the head. That’s the reason he did not get the job
Say exactly the right thing
Today is going so badly. If it is not one thing, it is the other.
When everything seems to be going wrong.
Keep an eye on him. I think he may cheat in the exam
Watch someone or something carefully.
Have you heard? John down the road has kicked the bucket
Meninggal dunia
I do not want to argue with him again. It is better to let sleeping dogs lie.
Menghindari masalah
I told him what gift you have brought him for his birthday. Sorry, I did not mean to let the cat out of the bag.
Tell someone something that you were not supposed to
Don’t tell her what you really think of her if she is helping you with your English! Do not bite the hand that feeds you.
Hurt or upset someone who is helping you
Everything she does is very over the top. She cannot just have a few drinks-se has to get really drunk.
Excessive
Let’s keep studying for IETLS. Practice makes perfect
Lakukan secara terus menerus untuk hasil yang baik.
Do not get upset about what he said. He is just pulling your leg.
Bercanda
Sorry but I think I will take a rain check on that
To decline an offer that you will take up later.
I can smell a rat. He said he has a PhD but he cannot even remember which university he studied at
Meragukan sesuatu.
She is the spitting image of her mother
To look exactly like someone else.
It was all tongue-in-cheek. He did not really mean what he said.
Tidak bicara serius, hanya bercanda.
She is feeling under the weather today so she won’t be going to work.
Deman, sakit, atau tidak enak badan.



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