10 English Idioms : Brexit

Learn 10 new English idioms on the topic of Brexit. Idioms discussed in this podcast: 1. Brexit = British exit (from the European Union). 2. to keep the status quo = to keep things as they are. 3. it's the end of the world as we know it = our lives will change completely and dramatically. 4. to torpedo something = to ruin, sabotage, or destroy something, especially somebody's plans. 5. to take a leap in the dark = to take a foolish risk by taking action when you don't know what the result will be. 6. it's a one way street = when a relationship is unequal, with one side giving and the other only taking. 7. pound slides to fresh low = the value of the pound on the stock market is significantly lower. 8. a once in a lifetime opportunity = an opportunity that happens only very rarely. 9. it's make or break time = it's time to make an important decision. 10. to weigh up the benefits = to consider the advantages of something. You can contact Matt here: http://englishbanana.com/contact-us/ Free image courtesy: https://static.pexels.com/photos/6618/pexels-photo.jpg