Fun Easy English Classroom October 29
 
 
 
 

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Idioms Letter R

Today in the classroom you are going to learn some idioms beginning with the letter R.
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Idioms: American English Idioms - Letter R

Today learn 10 idioms beginning with the letter R.
Idiom Definition Usage
rack one's brains think hard She had to rack her brains for one hour to get the answer.
rain check free ticket He received a rain check to the baseball game after it was cancelled because of the rain.
rain check permission The store gave her a rain check to purchase the product for the same price at a later date since it was sold out today.
raining cats and dogs raining very hard It has been raining cats and dogs all morning.
raise a fuss complain The woman at the restaurant chose to raise a fuss when her meal arrived late.
raise a hand do something She will never raise a hand to help her friends.
raise Cain create a disturbance They began to raise Cain at the dance and were asked to leave.
raise eyebrows cause surprise These crazy clothes should raise eyebrows at the office tomorrow.
rake in the money make a lot of money She should be able to rake in the money with that new product.
ran out of gas lost momentum The politician ran out of gas during the campaign.
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From YOUR Teacher: Raining Cats and Dogs

This idiom has been used for many years. This is used to describe a torrential rain.
 
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