Have A Sinking Feeling – Idiom Of The Day


Have A Sinking Feeling – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


When you feel that something bad was about to happen.


“I had a sinking feeling when the policeman stood at my front door.”

“When Jane’s husband told her that he had to go to Germany for a week, she has already had a sinking feeling with his trip.”

“Willy has a sinking feeling when his wife asks him about this girl.”


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “I had forgotten to do my homework, so I _____________ when my teacher asked for it.”
    A. lost sleep over it.
    B. went out like a light.
    C. ran out of patience.
    D. had a sinking feeling.
  2. Describe the time when you forget something important. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – What you forget
    – What you did
    And did you learn any lessons from this.

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