English Vocabulary, Phrases and Idioms connected with winter.
Learn English Visually - Winter Expressions
Not a snowball's chance in hell!
-impossible and improbable
When hell freezes over!
-it will never happen
You're walking on thin ice.
- to be doing something very risky or dangerous
I'm as pure as driven snow.
-to be morally completely good
Jack frost is nipping at my nose.
- I feel a biting cold on my face.
Don't be such a snowflake!
- a very sensitive person who is easily hurt or offended by actions of others
English Snow Collocations
a snow bunny
- a person who learns skiing
a snow day
-a day when schools and businesses are shut because there is too much snow for people to travel
- chains that you fit over the tyres on a car so that you can drive safely over snow
a snow devil
- column of fine snow blown upward from a surface by the wind
a snow globe
- a small glass domed object containing a model of a scene and filled with liquid with white particles in it that when shaken look like snow falling on the scene
a snow job- a lie that you tell in order to persuade someone to do or to believe something
a snow angel
- a pattern made in snow which is created by someone lying down with his or her arms open and sweeping the arms and legs in a semi-circle.
- a girl in a children’s fairy tale who is poisoned when she eats an apple but is made well again when a prince kisses her