Have you ever heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when the sky is cloud-free and there are no pennies in sight! That's because these sayings are idioms-phrases that mean something different from what the words in them actually say. But don't let idioms put you at sixes and sevens. Let's explore a variety of idioms related to money and numbers and figure out what people really mean when they use them.
All Pooped Out: And Other Gross Expressions
At the Eleventh Hour: And Other Expressions about Money and Numbers
Cool as a Cucumber: And Other Expressions about Food
Get Your Nose Out of Joint: And Other Medical Expressions
Keep Your Eye on the Ball: And Other Expressions about Sports
Put on Your Thinking Cap: And Other Expressions about School
Stick Out Like a Sore Thumb: And Other Expressions about Body Parts
Until the Cows Come Home: And Other Expressions about Animals
|Publisher:||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Series:||It's Just an Expression Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Lexile:||770L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Bridget Heos is the author of thirteen young adult nonfiction books. She lives in Kansas City with her husband and three sons. Visit her website at www.authorbridgetheos.com.
Joy Ang has illustrated several picture books, among them Mustache Baby and Mustache Baby Meets His Match. She lives in Edmonton, Canada, and can also be found at www.joyang.ca.