10 Important English idioms with the word WATER


In our third idioms’ video, we look at idioms with the word water.

Like all languages, English also employs idioms, or phrases that have a figurative meaning and that goes beyond the literal use of the words. Correct use of Idioms is an important aspect in one’s efforts towards learning English and improving vocabulary/grammar.

All the idioms that we have picked up are used in everyday English and are also important from the point of view of competitive exams like CAT, GRE, GMAT, SAT, Bank PO, SSC-CGL etc.

The list of idioms we discuss in this video:

  1. A fish out of water
  2. Like oil and water
  3. Murky waters OR Unchartered waters
  4. Blood is thicker than water
  5. Like water off a duck’s back
  6. Water under the bridge
  7. You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink
  8. Still waters run deep
  9. Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water
  10. Come hell or high water


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