our Idiom today (Engllish Learning Class)

goood  morning guys !!! here you are some idioms ^^

  •  CUT THE GORDIAN KNOT = MENGAMBIL JALAN PINTAS
  •  LEARN BY HEART = MENGHAFAL
  •  HAVE A SWIM = TO SWIM = BERENANG
  •  HAVE BREAK = ISTIRAHAT
  •  HAVE A REST = ISTIRAHAT
  •  TAKE A WALK = TO WALK = BERJALAN
  • A BAG OF BONES = KURUS KERING
  • JUST $ 10,000 = MURAH SEKALI
  • COME ON = AYOLAH
  • COME ON IN = AYO MASUKLAH
  • MY HANDS ARE FULL = SAYA SANGAT SIBUK
  • TAKE IT EASY = TENANGLAH
  • JUST NOW = TADI
  • JUST A MINUTE = TUNGGU SEBENTAR
  • CALL IT A DAY ! = SEKIAN SAJA KITA BEKERJA HARI INI !
  • LEND ME YOUR HAND = BANTULAH SAYA
  • THIS BOOK IS ABOVE ME = SAYA TIDAK PAHAM BUKU INI
  • HER NOSE IS RUNNING (RUNNING NOSE) = INGUSNYA MELELEH
  • RUNNING OUT OF GASOLINE = KEHABISAN BENSIN
  • WHERE ARE YOU HEADING ? = ANDA MAU KEMANA ?
  • CAN YOU TELL A CHINESE FROM A KOREAN ? = BISAKAN ANDA MEMBEDAKAN ORANG CHINA DAN ORANG KOREA ?
  •  MAKE BOTH ENDS MEET = HIDUP PAS-PASAN
  • I WILL DO MY BEST = SAYA AKAN BERUSAHA SUNGGUH-SUNGGUH (SAYA AKAN MELAKU YG TERBAIK)
  • ABOVE ALL = YANG TERPENTING/ TERUTAMA
  • TO BE ABOUT TO = BARU SAJA HENDAK
  • DROP IN/BY = MAMPIR/SINGGAH
  • ALL THE BETTER = MALAH LEBIH BAIK
  • AFTER WHILE = NANTI SEBENTAR
  • ALL THE SAME = SAMA SAJA/ JIKA TIDAK APA-APA
  • ALL THE TIME = SEJAK DULU, NON STOP, TERUS MENERUS
  • ARM IN ARM = BERGANDENG TANGAN
  • ALL OVER = SEMUA TELAH SELESAI
  • AS FAR AS/ SO FAR AS = SAMPAI/ SEPANJANG
  • AS FOR = MENGENAI/ KALAU
  • AS IF = SEOLAH-OLAH
  • AS LONG AS = SEOLAH-OLAH
  • AS LONG AS = SELAMA, ASALKAN
  • AS SOON AS = SEGERA SETELAH
  • AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (ASAP)= SESEGERA MUNGKIN
  • AS TO = MENGENAI
  • AS USUAL, AS ALWAYS = SEPERTI BIASA
  • AS WELL AS = BEGITU JUGA/PULA, DI SAMPING
  • AS WELL = JUGA
  • AT FIRST = MULA-MULA
  • FIRST OF ALL = PERTAMA-TAMA
  • AT LAST = AKHIRNYA
  • AT LEAST = SETDAK-TIDAKNYA, PALING TIDAK
  • AT ONE TIME = DULU, DAHULU
  • AT SIXES AND SEVENS = BINGUNG
  • AT BEST/ AT MOST = PALING-PALING, TDK LEBIH DARI
  • ABOUT TIME SUDAH WAKTUNYA HARUS
  • AS YOU PLEASE = SESUKAMU
  • TO BACK OUT = MENARIK DIRI
  • TO BACK UP = MENDUKUNG/ MENSUPPORT
  • TO BREAK DOWN = MOGOK
  • TO BREAK INTO TEAR = MENANGIS SEJADI-JADINYA/ TERSEDU-SEDU
  • TO CALL DOWN = MENCERCA, MENDAMPRAT
  • TO CALL FOR = MENJEMPUT
  • TO CALL IN = MEMANGGIL KE RUMAH
  • TO CALL ON = MAMPIR,SINGGAH
  • TO CARRY OUT = MELAKSANAKAN
  • TO CARRY ON = TERUSKAN/LANJUTKAN
  • TO OVER COME = MENGATASI
  • TO COME OUT = KELUAR
  • TO CHANGE ONE’S(HER/HIS) MIND = MERUBAH NIAT
  • BY CHANCE = SECARA KEBETULAN, TAK TERDUGA
  • TO COME ABOUT = TERJADI
  • TO COME ALONG = IKUT
  • TO COME BACK = KEMBALI
  • TO COME FROM = BERASAL DARI
  • TO COME DOWN = TURUN
  • TO COME OVER = TURUN KEMARI, DATANGLAH KEMARI
  • TO COME TO = BERJUMLAH, MENCAPAI JUMLAH
  • TO COME TRUE = MENJADI KENYATAAN
  • TO DROP IN = SINGGAH TANPA RENCANA, MAMPIR
  • TO DROP OUT = PUTUS SEKOLAH
  • TO FIND OUT = MENGETAHUI, MENYELIDIKI
  • TO FORGIVE AND FORGET/LET BYGONES BE BYGONES = MELUPAKAN PERISTIWA YG LALU= YANG LALU BIARLAH BERLALU JANGAN DI INGAT LAGI.
  • FILL UP = MENGISI
  • TUG OF WAR = TARIK TAMBANG
  • SETTLE UP = MEMBAYAR ( SETTLE UP ACCOUNT)
  • TO HARDLY EVER = JARANG = SELDOM
  • FOR THE TIME BEING = UNTUK SEMENTARA WAKTU
  • FOR THE MIND TIME (TEMPORARY)= UNTUK SEMENTARA WAKTU
  • TO BE FUSSY ABOUT = TERLALU REWEL
  • TO GET ALONG = MAJU, MEMBUAT KEMAJUAN
  • TO GET AWAY = BERANGKAT, MENINGGALKAN
  • TO GET BACK = KEMBALI PULANG
  • TO GET BY= LEAWAT
  • TO GET BETTER = MULAI SEMBUH/ LEBIH BAIK
  • TO GET LOST = TERSESAT
  • TO GET BEHIND = KETINGGALAN
  • TO GET OFF = TURUN
  • TO GET ON = NAIK
  • TO GET OVER/ GET WELL FROM = SEMBUH
  • TO GET UP = BANGUN TIDUR
  • TO GET OUT = KELUAR
  • TO GET IN = MASUK
  • TO GET USED TO = MENJADI BIASA
  • TO GIVE BACK = MENGEMBALIKAN
  • TO GIVE BIRTH TO = MELAHIRKAN
  • TO GIVE OUT = MEMBAGI-BAGIKAN
  • TO GO AFTER/ TO COME AFTER = MENYUSUL, MENGIKUTI
  • TO GO AHEAD = TERUSKAN, MENERUSKAN, TERUS(LET’S GO AHEAD WE HAVEN’T ENOUGH TIME TO HAVE A REST/PLEASE DON’T GO AHEAD WITH IT UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN ME AGAIN)
  • TO GO ALONG WITH = MENEMANI, IKUT
  • TO GO AROUND = BERKELILING
  • TO GO BACK = KEMBALI PADA (POKOK PEMBICARAAN, KEBIASAAN)
  • TO GO ON = MENERUSKAN, TERUS MENERUS, TERUS
  • TO GO UP = NAIK, MENINGKAT
  • TO GO WITH = COCOK, SERASI, BERPACARAN
  • TO GO WITH THE WIND = LENYAP, BERLALU UTK SELAMANYA
  • TO GROW UP = DEWASA, DIBESARKAN, TUMBUH DEWASA(I WAS BORN AND GROWN UP IN THE COUNTRY/ GROW UP. YOU ARE NOT A BABY ANYMORE/ MARY IS GROWING UP NOW, SO SHE WANTS TO HAVE A BOY FRIEND)
  • IN ADVANCE = DI MUKA, LEBIH DAHULU, SEBELUMNYA (THANKS IN ADVANCE OF YOUR KIND ATTENTION = TRIMAKASIH SEBELUMNYA ATAS PERHATIAN BAIKMU) JADI SALAH ATAU KURANG TEPAT KALAU KITA BILANG THANKS BEFORE
  • IN AND OUT = SERING DATANG DAN PERGI
  • IN CHARGE = BERTUGAS, MEMEGANG PIMPINAN (JHON IS IN CHARGE NOW = JHON SEDANG BERTUGAS SEKARANG)
  • IN GENERAL = UMUMNYA(THE WEATHER IN JAKARTA IS WARM IN GENERAL)
  • IN LOVE = SANGAT MENYAYANGI(THE NEW COUPLE MARRIED ARE IN LOVE ONE ANOTHER)
  • IN MEMORY OF = SEBAGAI PERINGATAN(THE NEW BUILDING WAS NAMED FORD HALL IN MEMORY OF JAMES FORD)
  • HEARTFELT THANKS OF = TERIMA KASIH DENGAN SETULUS HATI
  • IN SECRET = SECARA DIAM-DIAM, MASIH RAHASIA(LET NO ONEE KNOWS ABOUT IT,PLEASE TELL ME IN SECRET)
  • JUST ABOUT = HAMPIR(I JUST ABOUT MISSED THE TRAIN)
  • JUST NOW, A WHILE AGO= TADI, BARU SAJA, SESAAT YANG LALU
  • TO KEEP FROM = MENCEGAH, MENAHAN(I KEEP HER FROM GOING THERE ALONE)
  • TO KEEP DARK = MERAHASIAKAN (YOU HAVE TO KEEP IT DARK TO EVERY ONE)
  • TO KEEP IN MIND = MENCAMKAN, CAMKAN,(PLEASE, KEEP MY ADVICE IN MIND=TOLONG,CAMKAN NASEHAT SAYA)
  • Never stop to learn !!! We don’t have to be great to start, but we have to start to be great !

  • TO KEEP IN TOUCH = MENJAGA AGAR SELALU BERKOMUNIKASI/BERHUBUNGAN (WHEN YOU ARE ABROAD, PLEASE KEEP IN TOUCH WITH US ANY TIME) ANY TIME = SETIAP WAKTU
  • TO KEEP ON = TERUS,TERUS MENERUS(I KEEP/KEEP ON WALKING/LEARNING = SAYA TERUS BERJALAN/BELAJAR))
  • TO KNOW BY SIGHT = MENGENAL SESEORANG KARENA PERNAH MELIHAT ( I NEVER MEET HIM BUT I KNOW HIM BY SIGHT = SAYA TDK PERNAH BERJUMPA DENGANNYA TAPI SAYA TAHU PERNAH MELIHATNYA)
  • TO KNOW BY FACE = MENGENAL WAJAH ( IDON’T KNOW HER NAME BUT I KNOW HER BY FACE)
  • TO LOOK AFTER = MENJAGA, MENGURUS (JHON’S MOTHER TOLD HIM TO LOOK AFTER HIS YOUNGEST SISTER WHEN SHE IS OUT)
  • TO LOOK DOWN ON = MEMANDANG RENDAH ORANG LAIN (SHE ALWAYS LOOKS DOWN ON HER FRIENDS)
  • TO LOOK FORWARD TO = SANGAT MENGHARAP(WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AGAIN)
  • TO LOOK INTO = MENYELIDIKI(WE SHALL LOOK INTO THEIR COMPLAINS)
  • TO LOOK BACK = MERENUNGKAN KEMBALI(MARY LIKES TO LOOK BACK ON HER OLD TIMES)
  • OLD TIMES = MASA/WAKTU SILAM
  • TO LOOK UP TO = MENGHORMATI(THE STUDENTS MUST LOOK UP TO THEIR TEACHER)
  • TO LOOK OUT = HATI-HATI, AWAS, WASPADA(LOOK OUT!A CAR IS COMING IN HIGHT SPEED)
  • TO LOOK OVER = MEMERIKSA KEMBALI(I WILL LOOK IT OVER WHETHER IT IS RIGHT OR WRONG)
  • TO MAKE BELIEVE = BERPURA-PURA(I ONLY MADE BELIEVE THAT I WAS SICK)
  • TO MAKE CLEAR = MENJELASKAN (YOU MUST MAKE CLEAR TO HIM ABOUT THE PROBLEM)
  • TO MAKE EYES AT = BERMAIN MATA, BERSUKA-SUKAAN(IWAN LIKES TO MAKE EYES AT EVERY GIRL)
  • TO MAKE A LIVING = MENCARI NAFKAH
  • NO MATTER = TIDAK PERDULI/PEDULI (NO MATTER NOW BUSY YOU ARE, YOU HAVE TO SPEND AT LEAST ONE HOUR EVERY DAY TO PRACTISE YOUR ENGLISH)
  • NO DOUBT = TIDAK SANGSI LAGI (IT’S NO DOUBT TO MAKE FRIEND WITH HER)
  • OFF AND ON (KADANG2 KITA DENGAR JUGA ON AND OFF) = SEKALI-SEKALI, SEBENTAR-SEBENTAR, KADANG-KADANG MUNCUL KADANG TENGGELAM( WE SEE EACH OTHER JUST OFF AND ON) OR (THE SIGNAL SIMPATI ALWAYS ON AND OFF)
  • OFF DUTY = BEBAS TUGAS, ( I AM OFF DUTY TODAY OR I WILL BE OFF DUTY FOR 3 DAYS NEXT WEEK)
  • FOR ONCE AND FOR ALL = SEKALI DAN UNTUK SELAMA-LAMANYA
  • ON CONDITION = DENGAN SYARAT(I’LL LEND YOU THE MONEY ON CONDITION THAT YOU MUST PAY IT BACK NEXT MONTH)
  • ON DUTY = SEDANG TUGAS/BERDINAS(WHERE IS IWAN ? HE IS ON DUTY)
  • ON ONE’S MIND = DALAM HATI/PIKIRAN (I AM VERY GLAD YOU TELL ME ABOUT IT, BECAUSE IT HAS BEEN ON MY MIND FOR LONG)
  • ON PURPOSE = SENGAJA(I AM SORRY. I DIDN’T DO IT ON PURPOSE)
  • INTENTIONALLY THAN = DARIPADA KESENGAJAAN
  • ON SALE = DIJUAL OBRAL/ MURAH(MANY SHOPS HAVE THEIR GOODS ON SALE)
  • ON THE SPOT = DITEMPAT KEJADIAN (NINE PEOPLE DIED ON THE SPOT IN THE ACCIDENT)
  • ON TRIAL = DALAM PERCOBAAN (THE NEW INVITATION IS ON TRIAL)
  • OPEN HEART = JUJUR, DGN HATI TERBUKA(I ACCEPT WITH AN OPEN HEART TO WHAT SHE SAYS)
  • OPEN SECRET = BUKAN RAHASIA LAGI(THE NEWS ABOUT HER DISMISSAL IS AN OPEN SECRET)
  • OUT OF ORDER = RUSAK, TAK BISA DIPAKAI LAGI
  • OUT OF STOCK = HABIS PERSEDIAAN
  • OVER AGE = LEWAT UMUR, KETUAAN
  • UNDER AGE – DIBAWAH UMUR, MASIH MUDA, KEMUDAAN
  • TO PUT ASIDE = MENYISIHKAN, MEMBIARKAN
  • TO PUT OFF – MENUNDA, MENANGGUHKAN
  • TO PUT ON = MEMAKAI, MENGENAKAN
  • TO PUT OUT = MEMADAMKAN
  • TO PUT DOWN = MENCATAT
  • TO PAY ATTENTION = MEMPERHATIKAN
  • TO PLAYS UP = KAMBUH KEMBALI
  • TO RUN AFTER = MENGEJAR
  • TO RUN AWAY = MELARIKAN DIRI ( THE THIEVES RUN AWAY WITH A LOT OF MONEY)
  • TO RUN WAY = LANDASAN PACU PESAWAT TERBANG
  • TO RUN OUT = HABIS
  • SIDE BY SIDE = BERDEKATAN, BERDAMPINGAN
  • ON THE SIDE STREET = DI UJUNG JALAN
  • SLIP OF TOUGUE = SALAH NGOMONG/UCAP, KESELEO LIDAH
  • TO SLOW DOWN = MEMPERLAMBAT JALAN, MENJADI LAMBAT, PELAN-PELAN (THE ROAD WAS SLIPPERY, SO WE HAD TO SLOW DOWN THE CAR)
  • TO STAND BY = SIAP SEDIA KALAU DIBUTUHKAN (I ALWAYS STAND BY TO HELP YOU)
  • TO BE SURE = JANGAN LUPA(BE SURE TO SEND MY SWEET REGARD TO YOUR PARENTS)
  • TO STAY UP = BERGADANG
  • TO STAY IN = TINGGAL DI RUMAH
  • TO STAY OUT = TIDAK SELALU DIRUMAH
  • TO TAKE AFTER = MIRIP, MENYERUPAI
  • TO BE NAMED AFTER = DIBERI NAMA SAMA SEPERTI
  • TO TAKE A WALK = JALAN-JALAN
  • TO TAKE A SEAT = MEMPERSILAKAN DUDUK
  • TO TAKE BACK = MENGEMBALIKAN
  • TO TAKE CARE = MENJAGA, HATI-HATI (PLEASE, TAKE CARE OF YOUR LITTLE SISTER”;SAID MOTHER TO IWAN)
  • TO TAKE CHARGE = BERTANGGUNG JAWAB
  • TO TAKE PLACE = BERLANGSUNG
  • TO TAKE ONE’S TIME = SANTAI-SANTAI SAJA
  • TO TAKE PART = IKUT SERTA, AMBIL BAGIAN
  • TO THINK OVER = MEMPERTIMBANGKAN
  • TO TRY OUT = UJI COBA, MENGUJI, MENCOBA
  • TO SEA TRIAL = UJI COBA LAUT
  • TO TURN ON = MENYALAKAN, MENGHIDUPKAN (PLEASE, TURN ON THE LIGHT WHEN YOU LEAVE THE HOUSE. OR PLEASE, TURN ON THE TV, THE PROGRAM IS INTERESTING)
  • TO TURN OFF = MEMATIKAN, MEMADAMKAN (PLEASE TURN OFF THE RADIO, IT’S VERY NOISY)
  • TO TURN OVER = SERAH TERIMA
  • TO AND FROM = PULANG-PERGI, MONDAR-MANDIR
  • UP TO SOME ONE = TERSERAH KEPADA (IT IS UP TO YOU WHETHER WE WILL GO OR NOT)
  • UP TO DATE = MUTAKHIR, MODERN
  • OUT UP DATE = KETINGGALAN ZAMAN, SUDAH KUNO
  • BY THE WAY (BTW) = NGOMONG-NGOMONG (BY THE WAY, DO YOU KNOW MANY IDIOMS ?) (BY THE WAY, I WOULD LIKE TO IMPROVE MY ENGLISH GRAMMAR)
  • IN COMING = MASUK ( IN COMING COMMANDER = KOMANDAN YG BARU MASUK)
  • OUT GOING = KELUAR ( OUT GOING COMMANDER = KOMANDAN YANG LAMA = KELUAR)
  • HAND OVER = MENYERAHKAN
  • TAKE OVER = MENGAMBIL ALIH
  • RAISE THE FLAG = NAIK BENDERA
  • LOWER THE FLAG = TURUN BENDERA
  • HALF MAST THE FLAG = BENDERA 1/2 TIANG (BERKABUNGAN)/ BERDUKA )= MOURNING
  • IN THE PINK = SEHAT, KONDISI KESEHATANNYA BAGUS, DALAM KEADAAN BAGUS (I’M FEELING IN THE PINK NOW. THANKS FOR THE TREATMENT DOCTOR OR I ALWAYS TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY DOG. THEY ALWAYS STAY IN THE PINK.
  • IN THE SAME BOAT = BERADA DALAM SITUASI YG SAMA BURUKNYA (BOTH JANE AND I DON’T HAVE MONEY AT ALL. WE ARE IN THE SAME BOAT.
  • AT ALL = SAMA SEKALI
  • RAIN CATS AND DOGS = HUJAN SANGAT DERAS SEKALI = HEAVY RAIN (DON’T FORGET YOUR UMBRELLA. IT IS RAINING CATS AND DOGS.
  • MONEY TO BURN = UANG LEBIH , UANG UNTUK DIPAKAI SESUKANYA = EXTRA MONEY (HE IS TAKING US TO AN EXPENSIVE RESTAURANT. HE MUST HAVE MONEY TO BURN
  • WHAT A DAME ! = ALANGKAH CANTIKNYA
  • SLEEP LIKE A LONG = SOUND SLEEP = TIDUR NYENYAK SEKALI (HE WAS SO TIRED LAST NIGHT THAT I HE SLEPT LIKE A LONG)
  • SPEAK OF THE DEVIL = ORANG YG LAGI DIBICARAKAN..EH TAHU-TAHU MUNCUL SEKETIKA I HADAPAN ORANG YG SEDANG MEMBICARAKANNYA (WE WERE TALKING ABOUT IWAN WHEN ALL OF A SUDDEN HE WALKED IN “AHA ! SPEAK OF THE DEVIL”.
  • MISS THE BOAT = KEHILANGAN KESEMPATAN KARENA TERLALU LAMBAT ATAU TERLAMBAT (DAMN. THE SALE IS OVER. I MISS THE BOAT)
  • GREEN THUMB = KALAU MENANAM TANAMAN SELALU BERHASIL TUMBUH DNG BAIK/SUBUR (MY MOTHER HAS A GREEN THUMB. YOU SHOULD SEE HER GARDEN! EVERY THING GROWS WELL.
  • DON’T RAIN ON MY PARADE = JANGAN RUSAK RENCANA2 SAYA (OH, C’MON ! DON’T RAIN ON MY PARADE. YOU CAN SOMEONE ELSE TO GO WITH YOU)
  • DROP YOU A LINE = MEMBERI KHABAR/ MENULIS SURAT (I WILL DROP YOU A LINE ONCE I REACH JAKARTA)
  • SAFE AND SOUND = SELAMAT TAK KURANG SESUATU APAPUN (IT WAS A BUMPY RIDE, BUT I FINALLY A RRIVED SAFE AND SOUND)
  • IN THE DARK = TDK DIBERITAHU/ BUTA INFORMASI (I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT IT. YOU HAVE LEFT ME IN THE DARK)

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