IELTS Speaking Idioms for Higher Band score

IELTS 9 Band Vocabularies and Expressions

If you want to get 7 plus in the IELTS speaking test, use  IELTS Speaking Idioms. IELTS Speaking idioms are particularly helpful to make your responses more natural sounding.

Phrasal Verb Meaning
1. Better late than never Better to arrive late than not to come at all
2. Break a leg Wish good luck
3. Call it a day Stop working on something
4. Get out of hand Get out of control
5. Get something out of your system Do the thing you’ve been wanting to do so you can move on
6. Give someone the benefit of the doubt Trust what someone says
7. Hang in there Don’t give up
8. Hit the sack Go to sleep
9. It’s not rocket science It’s not complicated
10. Make a long story short Tell something briefly
11. No pain, no gain You have to work for what you want
12. Pull someone’s leg To joke with someone
13. That’s the last straw My patience has run out
14. The best of both worlds An ideal situation
15. Under the weather Sick
16. By the skin of your teeth Just barely
17. Costs an arm and a leg Very expensive
18. It’s a piece of cake It’s easy
19. It’s raining cats and dogs It’s raining hard
20. Let the cat out of the bag reveal a secret carelessly or by mistake

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