100 Idiom dalam Bahasa Inggris dan Contoh Kalimatnya

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 Idiom dalam Bahasa Inggris dan Contoh Kalimatnya 100 Idiom dalam Bahasa Inggris dan Contoh Kalimatnya
Pada kesempatan kali ini kami akan membagikan 100 Contoh Idiom dalam Bahasa Inggris dan Contoh Kalimatnya. Idiom adalah sebuah gabungan beberapa kata dalam bahasa inggris yang merupakan sebuah perumpamaan atau bukanlah arti sebenarnya. Idiom ini sering digunakan dalam percakapan sehari-hari dan dalam tulisan sekalipun. Mari kita simak 100 Contoh Idiom dalam Bahasa Inggris dan Contoh Kalimatnya berikut ini.
I slept like a log!  (Aku tidur dengan nyenyak sekali)
Contoh Kalimat : I didn’t hear the storm outside, I was so tired that I slept like a log all night

Think twice! (Berpikirlah dengan hati-hati sebelum kamu memutuskan sesuatu, pertimbangkan semua bahaya atau masalahnya)
Contoh Kalimat: Most burglars will think twice before trying to break into a house with a dog.

It’s not my cup of tea! (Itu bukan jenis atau gaya yang biasanya aku sukai!)
Contoh Kalimat : Romantic comedies aren’t really my cup of tea. I preferscience fiction or action films.

To be pushing up daisies. (mati, berada di dalam kubur)
Contoh Kalimat: The year 3000 will be new and exciting, but I’ll be pushing up daisies by that time!)
It slipped my mind! (Aku lupa, Aku lupa untuk melakukannya!)
Contoh Kalimat: I’m sorry that I forgot your birthday, it completely slipped my mind! Let me take you out for dinner, okay?
To cry wolf. (memanggil bantuan ketika kau tidak membutuhkan bantuan atau tidak benar-benar ada di dalam bahaya, jadi orang-orang berhenti mendengarkanmu)
Contoh Kalimat: Don’t cry a wolf like that, calling the police with small problems! They’ll stop coming, and maybe you’ll really need their help someday.
I lost my train of thought! (Aku lupa apa yang akan aku katakan!)
Contoh Kalimat: Wait, you’ve made me lose my train of thought. Now, what was I talking about you? Oh yes…
Get/ enter into the spirit (mulai merasa bahagia dan tidak sabar)
Contoh Kalimat: Halloween is coming! This year, I think I’ll get into the spirit and wear a costume.
I’m a night owl! (Aku selalu begadang/ Aku suka bangun malam-malam)
Contoh Kalimat: I go usually go to bed about 3am. I just like studying and reading at night when It’s quiet. I guess I’m a bit of a night owl, really.
It’s up and running! (Itu bekerja dan sudah selesai dibenarkan)
Contoh Kalimat: Our computers are all down. We’ll be able to work faster when they’re up and running again.
I made a fool of myself! (Aku membuat kesalahan yang memalukan! dan membuatku terlihat bodoh dan konyol)
Contoh Kalimat: He drank too much at the party and made a big fool of himself.
Face the music! (Terima hukuman dan konsekuensinya)
Contoh Kalimat: After failing his test, he had to face the music and tell his mother the truth.
I missed the boat! (Aku kehilangan kesempatan. Aku tidak mendapatkan sesuatu yang aku inginkan karena aku terlambat bertindak)
Contoh Kalimat : I don’t get the limited edition of lego because I missed the boat
A skeleton in the cupboard (aib/ rahasia yang memalukan, khususnya yang terjadi padamu atau pada keluargamu di masa lalu)
Contoh Kalimat: If you want to be a politician, then you can’t have too many skeletons in the cupboard.
It gave me the creeps! (Perasaan takut ketika berada di tempat aneh dan tidak menyenangkan)
Contoh Kalimat: I don’t like walking past that old house. It really gives me the creeps, especially late at night!
A needle in a haystack (Sesuatu yang hampir tidak mungkin ditemukan)
Contoh Kalimat: How do you hope to find him? Searching for one person in this big city is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

To join forces (bekerja sama untuk mencapai tujuan/ untuk bekerjasama dengan seseorang)
Contoh Kalimat: Local police stations have joined forces in order to deal with this problem.
To have egg on your face (membuat kesalahan yang memalukan/ mengatakan sesuatu yang salah hingga membuatmu terlihat bodoh)
Contoh Kalimat: The police have arrested the wrong man, and now thy’ve got egg on their faces.
Two’s company, three’s a crowd! (Tidak boleh ada orang ketiga dalam sebuah hubungan)
Contoh Kalimat: Jane and I have a date. I hope you understand. Three’s a crowd, you know!
In the long run (Nanti di masa depan, tapi tidak sekarang)
Contoh Kalimat : Learning English is not easy, but it is a good investment of your time. In the long run, it will bring you many advantages and opportunities.

You drive me up the wall! (Kau membuatku gila! kau menggangguku!)

Contoh Kalimat: The music is driving me up the wall!
Two can play at that game! (Jika kau mencoba untuk membahayakanku atau berlaku tidak adil, maka aku akan melakukan hal yang sama kepadamu)
Contoh Kalimat: So, she’s not speaking to me? Well, two can play at that game.
I’m turning over a new leaf! (Aku akan merubah hidupku! Aku akan membuat awal yang baru! Aku akan berkelakuan yang lebih baik)
Contoh Kalimat: He wasn’t a good student in school. However, he’s decided to turn over a new leaf. He plans to enter university and study hard from now on.
The black sheep (Seseorang yang berbeda dari semua keluarga atau kelompok, dan dikenal sebagai seseorang yang gagal, memiliki aib, dan memalukan)
Contoh Kalimat: Because he’s the black sheep of the family, he’s rarely invited to family gathering.
Red tape (aturan yang tidak penting yang menyulitkanmu untuk menyelesaikan pekerjaan)
Contoh Kalimat: For goverment jobs, there’s a lot of red tape to go through. Applications and interviews an forms to fill out.

Put yourself in my shoes! (mencoba untuk mengerti perasaan khususnya pada saat kesusahan)

Contoh Kalimat: Don’t be angry with her. Just try to put yourself in her shoes. Don’t you know how she feels?

Out of the frying pan, into the fire! (Setelah keluar dari satu masalah, masuk lagi ke masalah lain yang lebih parah)

Contoh Kalimat: He changed jobs because he was so unhappy but his new job is worse! Like they say, it’s out of the frying pan, into the fire!
Only time will tell! (Kita tidak bisa tahu apa yang akan terjadi ke depan, hanya waktu yang bisa menjawab)
Contoh Kalimat: Have we made the right choice? Only time will tell, I guess. We’ll just have to wait and see what happens.
On second thoughts (aku berubah pikiran)
Contoh Kalimat: I’ll have a coffee, please. Oh no, wait… on second thoughts, make it a tea, not coffee!
Mother Nature (Alam)
Contoh Kalimat: Even with all our technology, we human must still respect the power of Mother Nature, with her typhoons, earthquakes and volcanoes.
Make yourself at home! (Memberitahu para tamu agar mereka bisa bersantai di rumahmu seperti di rumah mereka sendiri)
Contoh Kalimat: Welcome! Come in and sit down, just make yourself at home.
Level-headed (Tenang, dapat dipercaya, dan peka, bisa membuat keputusan yang benar walaupun berada di situasi yang buruk)
Contoh Kalimat: A good doctor should be calm and level-headed at all the times.

Let’s paint the town red! (Untuk merayakan sesuatu atau bersenang-senang di tempat-tempat kota)

Contoh Kalimat: Our exams are finished! Let’s go and paint the town red!
Let’s get the ball rolling! (Mari kita memulai aksi!)
Contoh Kalimat: Thank you for coming to this meeting. It’s time to get the ball rolling. John! would you like to start?
Let’s break the ice! (Ungkapan untuk memulai keakraban di lingkungan yang baru)
Contoh Kalimat: The teacher used an ice-breaking activity to helplearn the students’ names.
Keep an eye on it! (Lihat baik-baik! Perhatikan!)
Contoh Kalimat: Can you keep an eye on mybag for me? I’ll be right back.

It’s water under the bridge! (Yang lalu biarlah berlalu)

Contoh Kalimat: I apologized to my mother for being a difficult teenager many years ago. She told me it was just water under the bridge and said we should just forget about it.

I’m off the hook! (Aku telah bebas dari masalah yang rumit)

Contoh Kalimat: My boss let me offthe hook and said she dosn’t need me.
Hang in there! (Tetap bertahan!)
Contoh Kalimat: Hang in there, okay? You are almost finished. You can’t give up now!

He eats like a horse! (Dia makannya banyak banget)

Contoh Kalimat: How does she stay so thin? She eats like a horse! I wish I had her metabolism!
Down to earth (Membumi/ realistis, peka, rendah hati)
Contoh Kalimat : I like Brad Pitt very much. He seems like a very normal, friendly, down to earth guy.
Don’t lose your head! (Tetap tenang, jangan gegabah, jangan rusuh, jangan panik)
Contoh Kalimat: I’ll help you find your wallet, please don’t lose your head.
Don’t let the cat out of the bag! (Jangan bilang-bilang rahasia ini kepada siapapun)
Contoh Kalimat: I think someone let the cat out of the bag. He alreadyknows all about his surprise party.
Don’t cry over spilt milk (Masa lalu tidak akan bisa berubah dengan menyesalinya)
Contoh Kalimat: It’s no use crying over spilt milk, you know. You’ll just have to go and get another one.
Don’t bury your head in the sand! (Jangan abaikan bahaya dan masalah!)
Contoh Kalimat: If there’s a problem, you can’t just bury your head in the sand and hope that it goes away!
I cut some corners! (Aku melakukannya dengan cara mudah atau jalan pintas yang menghemat waktu biaya, dan energi)
Contoh Kalimat: The director only had a small budget, so he had to cut corners in order to finish the film.
I’ve got a crush on you! (Aku mempunyai perasaan cinta padamu, biasanya digunakan untuk cinta yang tidak bertahan lama <cuman gebetan doang>)
Contoh Kalimat: When I was in school, I had a huge crush on my neighbour, but she/he never noticed me.
I’m burning the midnight oil! (Aku begadang untuk bekerja atau belajar)
Contoh Kalimat: Tomorrow I’m taking a test. I’ve got to the burn the midnight oil tonight with a little bit of last minute studying!
I’m bending over backwards! (Aku bekerja sangat keras khususnya untuk menjadi berguna bagi seseorang)
Contoh Kalimat: I don’t know why he’s unhappy. I’m bending over backwards to help him.
A pie in the sky (Mimpi, ide, atau rencana yang tidak mungkin terjadi)
Contoh Kalimat: You can’t open a business unless you have any money to get started. Otherwise, It’s just a pie in the sky venture.
You caught my eye! (Kau mengalihkan perhatianku)
Contoh Kalimat : As I was driving down the motorway, a large advertisement caught my eye.
Blow your own trumpet (Memamerkan dengan angkuh pencapaian-mu)
Contoh Kalimat: Paul enjoys blowing his own trumpet. He certainly thinks he’s the best.
Keep your hair on! (Tenang, jangan marah-marah!)
Contoh Kalimat: Hey dude, keep your hair on. She won’t cheat on you anyway!
To jump from the cock to the donkey (Mengubah topik begitu saja tanpa alasan yang jelas pada suatu percakapan)
Contoh Kalimat: We’re talking about your project, please do not jump from the cock to the donkey.
The fence is not made from sausage (Itu tidak sebagus yang kamu kira sebelumnya)
Contoh Kalimat: It’s a regret to order from that online shop, the fence is not made from sausage.
Go to bed with the chickens (Pergi tidur lebih awal)
Contoh Kalimat: I’m too tired, now I go to bed with the chickens.
Did an elephant step on your ear? (Kamu memiliki selera musik yang buruk / Kamu gabisa main musik / tak bisa menyanyi)
Contoh Kalimat: Stop singing! DId an elephant step on your ear?
You have tomatoes on your eyes. (Kau tidak melihatnya pdahal itu ada di depanmu)
Contoh Kalimat: Oh, god. Look! your phone is just in front of you. You have tomatoes on your eyes.
Monkeys bite me! (Kaget)
Contoh Kalimat: Why did you stand there?! The monkeys bite me!
Sell like hot cake (barang yang dijual laris manis)
Contoh Kalimat: The nasi goreng today sell like a hot cakes.

Spill the beans (Berkata jujur)
Contoh Kalimat: You stole it right?! please spill the beans, I won’t report you to the police.
Use your noodle (Gunakan otakmu)
Contoh Kalimat: Why did your test score is so bad? Just use your noodle!
Hard nut to crack (Susah untuk dimengerti; biasanya merujuk pada orang)
Contoh Kalimat: I told you sorry for a hundred times! What do you want actually?! You such a hard nut to crack.

A couch potato (Seseorang yang duduk di kursi sambil menonton tv)
Contoh Kalimat: She’s such a lazy person, she spent all her time for sitting like a couch potato.

One smart cookie (Orang yang sangat pintar)
Contoh Kalimat: She is always number one in her class. She’s one smart cookie.
Piece of cake (Mudah sekali)
Contoh Kalimat: I will do the group project all by myself, It just a piece of cake.
Freeze one’s buns off (Kedinginan sekali)
Contoh Kalimat: The weather today isn’t good, I wear warm clothes like freeze one’s buns off.
Gravy train (Bayaran yang banyak dengan kerja yang sedikit)
Contoh Kalimat: I like this job, It’s like a gravy train for me.
Butter someone up (Menjadi sangat manis pada seseorang secara tiba-tiba dan tidak biasanya)
Contoh Kalimat: Mr. President will come in 30 minutes we better buttersomeone up now!
Cheesy (Lemah)
Contoh Kalimat: She’s so cheesy, I don’t want to play with her.
Cool as a cucumber (Sangat nyaman/rileks)
Contoh Kalimat: This beach is as cool as a cucumber, I like it a lot.
Cream of the crop (Yang terbaik)
Contoh Kalimat: This car is the cream of the crop in it class.

Apple of one’s eye (Seseorang yang sangat disukai)
Contoh Kalimat: You are the apple of my eye.

Have a bun in the oven (Hamil)
Contoh Kalimat: My mother have a bun in the oven! now I will have a little sister!
Bad egg (Seseorang yang sering kena masalah)
Contoh Kalimat: I’m tired to see you again in my room. Why did you always make problems in school? You such a bad egg!
Big cheese (Orang yang sangat penting/ VIP)
Contoh Kalimat: Mr. President is the one of the big cheese in town.
Cut from the same cloth (Sama persis)
Contoh Kalimat: My son and I are cut from the same cloth.
With a fine-toothed comb (Cari dengan baik)
Contoh Kalimat: We went over the flat with a fine-toothed comb
Fit like a glove (Pas, Cukup di badan)
Contoh Kalimat: That dress fits you like a glove.
To lose one’s shirt (Kehilangan uang terakhir yang tersisa)
Contoh Kalimat: I lost my shirt in a poker game
Roll up one’s sleeves (Bersiap untuk bekerja keras)
Contoh Kalimat: It’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work
Have an ace up one’s sleeve (Mempunyai keuntungan yang orang lain tidak tahu)
Contoh Kalimat: That girl always has an ace up her sleeve.
To laugh up one’s sleeve (Tertawa diam diam)
Contoh Kalimat: I was laughing up my sleeve during the whole meeting.

Get the boot (Dipecat)
Contoh Kalimat: I got the boot today, I have to find a new job.

Below the belt (Tidak adil)
Contoh Kalimat: That move was below the belt.
Like two peas in a pod (Mirip sekali)
Contoh Kalimat: They’re like two peas in a pod.
As red as a cherry (Sangat merah)
Contoh Kalimat: Her cheeks were as red as cherry)
Walk on eggshells (Mencoba untuk tidak membuat seseorang marah)
Contoh Kalimat: I’ve been walking on eggshells around my boyfriend.
To go bananas (Menjadi gila)
Contoh Kalimat: He went bananas
Bring home the bacon (Membawa uang)
Contoh Kalimat: My husband brings home the bacon.

Have a bigger fish to fry (Banyak hal penting untuk dilakukan)
Contoh Kalimat: I couldn’t attend the meeting. I had a bigger fish to fry.
Money is no object (Harganya tidak masalah)
Contoh Kalimat : Waiter! bring me your best champagne, money is no object.
To tighten one’s belt (Menghemat uang)
Contoh Kalimat: We recently had to tighten our belt.
To work for peanuts (Bekerja dengan gaji yang kecil)
Contoh Kalimat: I’m done working for peanuts!

To go broke (bangkrut)
Contoh Kalimat: Many businesses go broke.
As poor as a church mouse (Sangat miskin)
Contoh Kalimat: My teacher is as poor as a church mouse.
Once in a blue moon (sangat jarang)
Contoh Kalimat: We go out once in a blue moon.
In black and white (hitam di atas putih/perjanjian)
Contoh Kalimat: It was in the agreement in black and white.
Roll out the red carpet (menyapa seseorang dengan ramah)
Contoh Kalimat: They rolled out the carpet for me.
A white lie (Kebohongan kecil)
Contoh Kalimat: I told a white lie to not hurt her feelings.
Out of the blue (Tiba-tiba)
Contoh Kalimat: He got mad at me out of the blue.
Baiklah, Cukup sekian 100 Idiom dalam bahasa inggris dan contoh kalimatnya. Sebenarnya ini hanya sebagian kecil dari idiom, Kamu bisa membaca pada buku kamus idiom untuk lebih banyaknya/ Semoga dapat menambah kosa kata kalian dalam bahasa inggris. Jangan lupa share dan berikan komentar pada kolom di bawah ini. Thank you very much, see you on the next post!