15 Essential English Idioms for Sounding Like a Native - Fluent Land
An idiom is a phrase or a fixed expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning.
“Dressed to the nines” means “wearing very fashionable or expensive clothes”. Example: I’m going to dress to the nines tonight because I’m meeting my girlfriend’s parents for the first time.
“Knight in shining armor” is someone who helps you when you are in a difficult situation. Example: Jason was my knight in shining armor. He brought food and newspapers every day until I got better.