Rain on your parade // Rainy day // Raise eyebrows

Today we will review three new English idioms. Rain on your parade, Rainy day, and Raise eyebrows. 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.

ENGLISH IDIOMS

IDIOMMEANING
Rain on your paradeWhen someone ruins your pleasure or your plans
Rainy dayIf you save something, especially money, for a rainy day, you save it for some possible problem or trouble in the future
Raise eyebrowsIf something raises eyebrows, it shocks or surprises people.

RAIN ON YOUR PARADE

#EXAMPLES
1Sorry to rain on your parade, but you are not allowed to play music here.
2I hate to rain on your parade, but your plans are totally wrong.
3Stop raining on my parade!

RAINY DAY

#EXAMPLES
1I'm saving up my money for a rainy day.
2I know you are saving for a rainy day, but you should still enjoy your life.
3The couple was saving for a rainy day.

RAISE EYEBROWS

#EXAMPLES
1Her short dress raised eyebrows.
2Donald Trump raised a lot of eyebrows with his rude comments.
3His rude remark raised many eyebrows.

 

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ZOHREH
ZOHREH
4 years ago

Hello dear teacher Tiffani,
Thank you so much. I indeed appreciate you for your lessons. All meaning and examples are totally clear and perfect. I do enjoy when I am studying. They are very very helpful and perfect.
Thanks again.
Zohreh

Jayati
4 years ago

Dear teacher. thanks for such valuable lessons..your way of explaining things are lucid and very helpful to improve our communication skills.

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