Spring - Idioms

Spring Idioms

Spring has just started in my country, Argentina.  Argentina is located in South America, so our spring time runs from September to December.

There are some interesting idiomatic expressions related to this wonderful time of the year.  Some of them, because they're in English, refer to Spring as happening in the months of March, April and May.

A ray of sunshine

a person who brings joy when he or she arrives
April showers bring May flowers
the rain is necessary to allow the plants to come back to life after winter
Be full of the joys of spring

to be very happy
Butterflies in my stomach

feeling nervous about something
Hope springs eternal

People will keep on hoping, no matter what the odds
Late bloomer

a person who finally develops a skill later than others
March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb
March begins with colder weather but then the temperature warms up and the snow melts
No spring chicken

no longer a young person
Spring fever
to feel restless from the long cold winter and to be full of joy that the spring has arrived
Spring into action

To suddenly start doing something
Spring to life

to become suddenly alive or more alive
Spring to one’s feet

to stand up quickly
Spring up

to appear or develop suddenly; to sprout
The grass is always greener on the other side
to think that an alternative will be better, even though it probably won’t be