I'm from gemany and I want to improof my English; Can you tell me some English phrases which I can often use?
I'm looking forward
You must be nutts
carry coals to newcastle edc. ...
asked in english
Cor blimey, g'vnor! = Good grief! (London)
Well go t' foot of our stairs! = Well, I didn't expect that! (Northern)
What the chuffin' 'eck d'yer think yer playin' at? = What do you think you are doing? (Northern)
'E's well'ard, 'im = He's quite a tough character (universal)
Supplement from 12/11/2008 04:25pm:
Does that help, or am I barking up the wrong tree (= mistaken)?
There is a fantastic web page which you can scroll around. Click on the type of cliche you want from a list and then again on the cliches given to reveal their meanings.
The link is given below.
Just click on the line.