Idioms related to science
Last Modified: 01/12/2016
Remember? An idiom is a group of words in a fixed order that have a particular meaning that is different from the meanings of each word on its own.
Science is a broad field and there are many idioms that can be related to science. Here are some of the examples:
- You 'blind somebody with science' when you want to confuse someone with highly technical language.
- If you 'have something down to a science', you do that activity extremely well and efficiently.
- When someone says 'it's not rocket science', it means that they think something is easy to do or understand.
- If people 'get their wires crossed', they have a different understanding of the same situation.
- Something is 'the acid test' if it can be the true test of its value.
- If you and someone 'are on the same wavelength', you two think in a similar way and are able understand each other well.
- You say something is at 'the cutting edge' when it is at the newest and most up-to-date stage in a particular type of work or activity.
- If something is 'firing on all cylinders', it works well.
- You 'hit the panic button' when you are suddenly panic and doing something quickly without thinking in order to deal with a difficult or worrying situation.
- You can say you are 'in tune with something' if you have a good understanding of it.
Do you know any more idioms related to science? Go tell your friends about them!