28 May 2015

10 Random Clichés

  • I got a card from Laura ten days after my birthday.
      - Oh, well. Better late than never.

  • David's got chickenpox, Sarah's just been fired. What's next?
      - They say these things come in threes, you know.

  • Mum! He's broken the vase! 
     - Never mind. Accidents will happen. 

  • It's been raining non-stop for days! Do we need some sunshine!
      - You can say that again.

  • It took me eleven years to build up my business. Nearly killed me.
      - Well, you know what they say. No pain, no gain.

  • You should get a new job and stop smoking.
      - Easier said than done.

  • I need to go back in the house and make sure I've turned off the iron.
      - Good idea. Better safe than sorry.

  • I don't know whether to apply for this job or not. What do you think?
      - Well, I'm not quite sure. At the end of the day, it's your decision.

  • Michael is a weird bloke. Have you heard he's going to cycle across Europe?
      - It takes all sorts.

  • I'm having a complete break for a week.
      - Sounds like just what the doctor ordered.

What is your opinion about clichés?

Do you have any similar clichés in your language?

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