Idioms and phrases starting from Y with their meanings.

Idioms and Phrases


Young Turk

A person who is difficult to control

Your call

You are to make decision

You've got to be kidding

When the statement is ridiculous

You are what you eat

To be fit and healthy you need to eat good food

You never know

To say that unlikely could happen

Yell bloody murder

Protest angrily an loudly, scream in fear

Yellow press

Popular newspaper

You're toast

You are in lot of trouble

Yesterday's man or Yesterday's woman

A celebrity or politician whose career is over

You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar

It is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.

Young blood

People with new ideas or fresh approach

Your name is mud

Having bad reputation

You get what you pay for

Something that is very low in price is not usually of very good quality.

You can say that again

Completely agreeing with the statement

Yellow streak

Being cowardly about something

You’re telling me

Agreeing with someone


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