ENGLISH IDIOMS & IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS
Lists of idioms used in everyday conversational English, with their meaning
Speak English like a native speaker by learning English idiomatic expressions and proverbs.
English idioms – Colour idioms – Gold idioms:
as good as gold: (as) good as gold: genuine; authentic. Mary’s promise is as good as gold. Yes, this diamond is genuine—good as gold.
have a heart of gold: to be generous, sincere, and friendly. Mary is such a lovely person. She has a heart of gold. You think Tom stole your watch? Impossible! He has a heart of gold.
be worth one´s/its weight in gold: worth its weight in gold: very valuable. This book is worth its weight in gold. Oh, Bill. You’re wonderful. You’re worth your weight in gold.