Below are ten common idioms or phrases described in emojis. Try to figure out what each “emoji sentence” means and score yourself with the answers at the bottom. Share and compete with your friends!

1. IMG_0888

2. IMG_0896 (1).

3. IMG_0897 (1)

4. IMG_0890

5. IMG_0891

6. IMG_0898 Hint: DJ Khaled

7. IMG_0889Hint: Use the numbers of the emojis

8. IMG_0892 Hint: 90’s song

9. IMG_0894 Hint: People are one collective group

10. IMG_0893 Hint: Clocks signify constant action; Pun at the end

 

Answers:

1. Raining cats and dogs

2. Stop. Hammer time.

3. Don’t worry, be happy!

4. Hold your horses

5. See you later, alligator!

6. They don’t want us to win.

7. Too cool for school

8. What is love? Baby don’t hurt me.

9. A cut above the rest

10. Why you always lying (lion)?

Andrew Tan

Andrew Tan is a senior and third-year writer for the M-A Chronicle who enjoys writing features, particularly about sports. His favorite sports to write about are football, baseball, and basketball. He is excited to work with the revamped Chronicle staff to develop and improve the paper.