personality idioms (
neutral (down to earth
(with no illusions or…
down to earth
(with no illusions or pretensions; practical and realistic)
Ex: He is very down to earth
a soft touch
(someone who you can easily persuade to do what you want)
Ex: Dad is a soft touch, i can always persuade him to give me extra money
a man (person) of few words
(a man/woman who says very little)
Ex:My father was a man of few words, but when he spoke it was worth listening to.
not have a (friendly/selfush/honest etc) bone in your body
(means that someone doesn't have this trait in behaviour)
Ex: I don’t believe that shel has a bad bone in his body.
as (friendly/honest) as they come
Ex: These strawberries are as fresh as they come. They were literally just picked!
a real pain in the neck
(someone or something that is very annoying)
Ex: Me brother is a real pain in the neck
a heart of stone
(a stern, unkind or cruel nature)
Ex:You'll get no sympathy from her; she has a heart of stone
have a chip on your shoulder
(to blame other people for something bad that has happened to you and continue to feel angry about it)
Ex:She's always had a real chip on her shoulder because she didn't go to university
full of yourself
(thinking that you are very important in a way that annoys other people)
Ex:I doubt he even thought about what you might need, he’s so full of himself.
at peace with yourself
(feeling calm and relaxed about something or yourself)
Ex:She seems at peace with herself
at your best
(even if the best possible result happens)
Ex: If he drops the course now, at best he’ll get an incomplete, and he could fail.
blessed with smth
(to have something that you feel is special or lucky)
Ex:I was blessed with good health.
salt of the earth
(If you say that someone is the salt of the earth, you mean that they are a very good and honest person)
Ex:They are the salt of the earth and fun to spend time with