Idiom: “if the shoe fits, wear it”
Meaning: If the description is correct, accept it.
Veronica: My friends keep saying that I’m always late. I don’t understand why they have to complain so much…
Elena: Well, you’re late all the time. I know you don’t like it when people complain about you being late, but if the shoe fits, wear it.
Idiom: “to monkey around”
Meaning: To play around; to do something without a real purpose.
Veronica: Ughh…..I have such a bad headache.
Elena: Why? What’s wrong?
Veronica: I wish my students would be more serious and study. They want to just monkey around.
Idiom: “on pins and needles”
Meaning: Anxious or excited about something.
Veronica: What’s wrong with Dana today?
Elena: Oh…she’s on pins and needles. She’s been waiting for a call from her boyfriend all morning.