Its cheerfulness and colour remind me of all that is special about spring – sun, daffodils, bees, tulips, lambs and sheep in the fields and green grass. It is also the time to celebrate Easter with all that chocolate in the shape of eggs and bunnies.
Spring into action
After lying around all morning doing nothing, Charlie suddenly sprang into action.
Under the sun
He likes to read about every topic under the sun.
No spring chicken
She may think that she looks cool and young in those hot pants, but I can tell you for a fact that she is no spring chicken.
A happy bunny
My husband has his beer, the football match on TV and complete control of the remote. He is one happy bunny.
Wow! You’ve done all the cleaning, the washing and ironing?! You have been a busy bee this morning.
A good egg
I am so pleased that we hired Dylan to help us with the accounts. He works well and fast. He is a good egg.
To put all your eggs in one basket
When I worked in investment management, I always advised my clients against putting all their eggs in one basket. Instead, I recommended that they have a well-diversified portfolio of investments.
A spring in someone’s step
Clear skies and a sunny day always give me a spring in my step.
The grass is (always) greener on the other side
Although it is tempting to think so, the grass is not always greener on the other side.
It seems to me that most families have a black sheep somewhere.