Roll up one’s sleeves // On a shoestring budget // Take your hat off to something/someone

Today we will review three new English idioms. Roll up one’s sleeves, On a shoestring buget, and Take your hat off to something/someone. 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
Roll up one's sleevesTo prepare to fight or work
On a shoestring budgetHaving very little money to spend
Take your hat off to something/someoneIt means you admire or respect them, or something they have done

ROLL UP ONE’S SLEEVES

#EXAMPLES
1The young basketball player is going to roll up his sleeves by practicing every day, so he can play professionally one day.
2I rolled up my sleeves and exercised every day.
3If you roll up your sleeves and work hard, you will succeed one day.

ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET

#EXAMPLES
1The movie was produced on a shoestring budget.
2They decided to do their wedding on a shoestring budget.
3We are working on a shoestring budget, so we have to spend money wisely.

TAKE YOUR HAT OFF TO SOMETHING/SOMEONE

#EXAMPLES
1I took my hat off to him for the excellent work he had done.
2We have our hats off to him for all that he has accomplished.
3She took her hat off to him.

 

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Padma Jadhav
Padma Jadhav
4 years ago

exams are round the corner,roll up your sleeves and study hard .
as she is out of her job, she has to run her house on shoestring budget.
she took her hat off to the doctor as he saved life of her child

Elina Dudina
Elina Dudina
3 years ago

Roll up one’s sleeves To prepare to fight or work
On a shoestring budget To prepare to fight or work
Isn’t it an error?

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