Today we will review three new English idioms. Down to earth, Out ofthe woods, and Get wind of something. Review the definitions below and then look at the 3 example sentences for each of the English idioms. After reviewing the information, try to make your own sentences. Then check out all of the other English Idioms.
|Down to earth
|Straightforward; simple in style
|Out of the woods
|Out of danger or difficulty
|Get wind of something
|To hear about something
DOWN TO EARTH
|Ruth is a very down-to-earth woman.
|I like his down-to-earth approach to fixing problems.
|My ideal type is a man who is down-to-earth.
OUT OF THE WOODS
|When the patient got out of the woods, his parents relaxed.
|The doctor said you would be out of the woods in a week.
|As soon as her temperature goes down, she’ll be out of the woods.
GET WIND OF SOMETHING
|He caught wind of the story being spread about him.
|As soon as she got wind of the play, she ordered tickets.
|I don’t want my teacher to get wind of the fact that I’m leaving early today.