English Idioms Part 7: People

shutterstock_56510422Love Speaking is bringing you another series of blogs every week to help you improve and build your list of idioms. In part 7, we will look at some idioms related to types of people and what they really mean before putting into use in example sentences. Then recap what you have learned by completing the quiz at the end.
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 Step 1: Learn

Man of his word = A man of his word is a person who does what he says and keeps his promises.

A people person = Someone who enjoys interacting with people as part of their job.

Every man for himself = If it’s every man for himself, then people are trying to save themselves from a difficult situation without trying to help anyone else.

Like father, like son = This idiom is used when different generations of a family behave in the same way or have the same talents of defects.

Prince charming = A prince charming is the perfect man in a person’s life.

Step 2: Practice with examples

  • Matthew has always been a man of his word. If he says he will be here at 17:00, then he will be here.
  • Holly is well suited to her job as an air hostess as she is a real people person.
  • We worked together as a team to complete the first part of the project and then it was every man for himself to complete the second part.
  • I think my son will grow up to be tall just like his dad. Like father, like son!
  • When we went on a date, my boyfriend paid for my meal and drinks. He is my prince charming!

Step 3: Review



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