9 Idioms to Describe how you are Feeling
In today’s post we are going to be taking a look at 9 useful English expressions we can use to describe our feelings. As always with idioms and expressions, we can use these in a variety of different contexts and situation. Let’s begin!
1. To be Hard as Nails
To be very tough/strong.
- He’s also hard as nails, nobody would dare fight him!
2. To be Down in the Dumps
To be depressed or sad.
- She’s very down in the dumps at the moment and I wouldn’t blame her, she’s lost her job, house and car.
3. To be Pissed off
To be angry.
- Don’t ever speak to me again like that, I’m very pissed off at you!
4. To be Knackered
To be very tired.
- I’m absolutely knackered, I’ve been running around all day.
5. To be on Cloud 9/Over the Moon
To be very happy.
- I can’t believe it, I won the lottery! I’m over the moon!
- I have everything I want in life, a big house, a nice family. I’m on cloud 9.
6. To be at the end of Your Tether
To be losing your patience.
- I’m at the end of my tether with these kids, all they do is run around shouting.
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7. To be Pumped/Buzzing
To be really excited.
- I’m pumped for the weekend. I’m going to go camping in the countryside, I can’t wait!
8. To be Kicking Yourself
To be regretting something.
- I wish I had invested money in Bitcoin years ago. It would be worth an absolute fortune now so I’m kicking myself.
9. To be on Pins & Needles
To be anxious or nervous.
- I’ve been on pins and needles all day worrying about the test results.