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Idioms from Shakespeare

Massive List of Phrases That Shakespeare Created That We Still Use Today


Some popular idioms from a comment
Some well-known Shakespearean idioms are:
Good riddance - To be happy when someone or something is gone.
Green-eyed monster - Jealousy.
As dead as a doornail - Dead beyond any doubt.
A charmed life - A life that seems to have been protected by a charm, magic or spell.
Mum's the word - Keep this a secret; don't tell anybody.
Send him packing - To tell someone to go away, usually because you are annoyed with them.
“Neither a borrower nor a lender be” — (Hamlet)
“Brave new world” — (The Tempest)
“Break the ice” — (The Taming of the Shrew)
“Brevity is the soul of wit” — (Hamlet)
“Forever and a day” — (As You Like It)
“For goodness’ sake” — (Henry VIII)
“Foregone conclusion” — (Othello)
“Wild-goose chase” — (Romeo and Juliet)
“Faint hearted” — (Henry VI Part I)
“Crack of doom” — (Macbeth)
“All our yesterdays”— (Macbeth)
“Conscience does make cowards of us all” — (Hamlet)
“In my heart of hearts” — (Hamlet)
“In my mind’s eye” — (Hamlet)
“Kill with kindness” — (The Taming of the Shrew)
“Wear my heart upon my sleeve” — (Othello) (edited)



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