Useful English idioms that make you sound like a native speaker

Do you want to sound like a native English speaker? Trying to use more idioms in your English can help it sound more natural! Here’s a list of some idioms and sayings that are commonly used in everyday English conversations. We include the idioms and their meaning as well as their example.

All of a sudden:  suddenly

She storms into my house all of a sudden.

As to: with regard to

We are put into difference classes as to our English ability.

All along: from the beginning

Do you think he has been cheating us all along?

Come up with (something): to find out an idea or an answer

I finally come up with the topic for my final assignment.

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So far: until now

So far, she hasn’t been able to forget about her first love.

With respect to (something): about something

There is another question with respect to the company’s plan for the next year.

Sort of: almost, quite

“Have you finished your homework for the summer break?”

"Sort of, but not really."

Back and forth:  from one place to another place and then back again.

He travels back and forth between New York and California.

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Ok, that is it for today. Don’t forget to check our blog site for more useful English idioms and sayings. 

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