Spring is in the air!

Spring is officially just around the corner, so here are some idioms inspired by the coming season:


to be full of the joys of spring = to be lively and enthusiastic

With the longer days, she felt happy and full of the joys of spring.


to spring clean = to clean thoroughly

When their son went to university, they decided it was time to spring clean the house.


no spring chicken = a person who is no longer young

Considering he’s a professional footballer, at 34 he’s no spring chicken.


spring fever = to be restless or excited, especially at the beginning of spring.

The birds have started to make so much noise first thing in the morning that they seem to have spring fever.