Weather Idioms – Lesson 10

Here are some examples of English idioms that use the weather. As you work through these lessons you will notice they go in alphabetical order. Lesson 10 below has words starting with the letters T – W.

Throw caution to the wind

To throw caution to the wind is to take a big risk.

Example: Why don’t we throw caution to the wind and quit our jobs and start a new business?

Under the weather

When you are under the weather, you are not feeling well.

Example: I’ve been feeling under the weather all week.

Weather a storm

If you weather a storm, you manage to overcome or survive a difficult situation.

Example: The football team had to defend for the last 20 minutes, but they weathered the storm.

Learn more idioms here.