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Everyday expressions inspired by Halloween

Everyday expressions inspired by Halloween

In English, we have many phrases, sayings and idioms that use words also related to Halloween.

Take a look at some of these below to see if you know what they mean.

Don’t be scared! We’ve give you helpful explanations of what they mean and how to use them:


SKELETON STAFF-

the smallest number of people needed for a business or organization to operate:

“The warehouse has a skeleton staff on Sundays”.


TO HAVE A SKELETON IN THE CLOSET-

To have some secrets or bad things in your past/history.

“I think John has a few skeletons in his cupboard“.


SCARE SOMEONE TO DEATH-

to frighten somebody very much

” Thunderstorms scare her to death“.


SCARED STIFF

very frightened

“That loud BANG scared me stiff


TO TURN INTO A PUMPKIN – humorous
used when saying what time you usually go home or go to bed at night:
“It’s too late for me – I turn into a pumpkin at eleven o’clock.”

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