Flashcards in American English Idioms - Types of People Deck (11)
no rocket scientist
not a very intelligent person.
"It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure it out."
secretive or mysterious person
"Maybe she likes him because he is a black horse."
person who spoils fun
"Come on! Don't be such a party pooper!"
attract a lot of attention.
"She really turned a lot of heads when she wore that dress."
full of yourself
too pleased with yourself.
"You think you're so hot. Don't be so full of yourself."
lost for words
not knowing what to say.
"I'm at a lost for words. I'm sorry to hear the news."
larger than life
more exciting than normal.
"Everyone sees my dad as this larger than life man because he is the mayor, but to me he's just my dad."
in the flesh
as a real person.
"I've never seen Jim Carrey in the flesh!"
a lazy person.
"All he does is stream movies and lay on the couch. He is such a couch potato."
on the go
She's a teacher and a mom, and she's always on the go. "I don't know how she finds the energy."