Idioms about people

Idioms and idiomatic phrases for describing people and their behaviour are very common in spoken English, especially in social conversation, and also in the media.

These pages present a few easy-to-learn and very useful English idioms. Enjoy the interactive ‘test-yourself’ and practice exercises too.

1 Types of People
no rocket scientist,
– dark horse,
– party pooper

2 People in social situations
turn heads,
– full of yourself,
– lost for words