Idioms related to science

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:

  1. You 'blind somebody with science' when you want to confuse someone with highly technical language.

  2. If you 'have something down to a science', you do that activity extremely well and efficiently.

  3. When someone says 'it's not rocket science', it means that they think something is easy to do or understand.

  4. If people 'get their wires crossed', they have a different understanding of the same situation.

  5. Something is 'the acid test' if it can be the true test of its value.

  6. If you and someone 'are on the same wavelength', you two think in a similar way and are able understand each other well.

  7. 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.

  8. If something is 'firing on all cylinders', it works well.

  9. 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.

  10. 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!