A TO Z IDIOMS
Idioms beginning with Y
Year In, Year Out
Meaning: Annually without change
You Can Lead a Horse to Water, but You Can’t Make It Drink
Meaning: It’s very hard to force someone to do something against his or her will.
You Can Say That Again!
Meaning: I agree totally!
You Can Take It to the Bank
Meaning: I absolutely guarantee this
You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Meaning: You can’t know people (or things) well by their external appearances.
You Can’t Make an Omelet (Omelette)
Meaning: Without Breaking
You Can’t Make Fish of One and Fowl of the Other
Meaning: People must be treated equally.
You Know the Drill
Meaning: You are already familiar with the procedure.
You Snooze, You Lose
Meaning: If you delay or are not alert, you will miss opportunities
Young at Heart
Meaning: Having a youthful outlook, regardless of age
Your Guess Is as Good as Mine
Meaning: I don’t know; I have no idea
Your Mileage May Vary
Meaning: You may get different results. This does not necessarily refer to a car, although it may.
Your Number Is Up
Meaning: You are going to die (or suffer some bad misfortune or setback)
You’re Driving Me Nuts
Meaning: To make someone giddy or crazy