All That Glitters Is Not Gold

Meaning of Idiom ‘All that Glitters is Not Gold’ All that glitters is not gold means that just because something is externally attractive it is not good or desirable. In other words, although something may appear to have high value, it may be worthless. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013., 2Ayto, … Read more

Midas Touch, the

Meaning of Idiom ‘The Midas Touch’ The Midas touch is the ability to make money no matter what idea one tries; a gift for easily making money or being financially successful. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.  Want to see more videos … Read more

Heart of Gold, to have a

Meaning of Idiom ‘Have a Heart of Gold’ To have a heart of gold means to be a very gentle, kind, caring, and generous person. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,3Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: For Learners of English. United States?: Mayuree Pare, … Read more

Gild The Lily

Meaning of Idiom ‘Gild the Lily’ To gild the lily means to add unnecessary decoration or exaggeration to something that is almost perfect the way it is. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Helterbran, Valeri R. Exploring Idioms: a Critical-Thinking Resource for Grades 4-8. Maupin House Pub., 2008.,3Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. … Read more