10 Commonly Used American English Idioms

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These are ten of the most commonly used American English idioms:

1) No Worries  Image result for no worries clipart

Meaning: “Do not to worry about it.” OR “You’re welcome.”
Usage: This idiom is common in both regular daily life and in the work place. It can be used after an apology or after someone says “thank you”. In both cases, it is telling the person that the event was no big deal and it does not require an apology or a thank you.

Examples:

“No worries, we can do it tomorrow.”
“No worries, I didn’t need it after all.”
“No worries, I need to go to bed early anyways.”

A. “I’m sorry for picking you up later than we planned.” (apology)
B. “No worries. We still have time to get there.”

A. “Thanks for giving me a ride to work today.” (thank you)
B. “No worries. I was heading this direction anyways.”

2) Hang In ThereImage result for hang in there clip art

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