YouTube English Lesson – 11 Slang Phrases To Say That Someone Is Not Smart

MichaelADIdioms & Slang, Slang

Hi Everyone! Here is a YouTube English lesson for you. I like teaching slang and idioms because they are fun to learn and using them will make your English sound more natural and less like a textbook! Here are 11 slang phrases to say that someone is not smart.

  • He doesn’t have both oars in the water
  • He has the IQ of a table leg
  • He’s as dumb as a doorknob
  • He’s not the sharpest knife in the kitchen
  • He’s not the sharpest pencil / crayon in the box
  • He’s a few fries short of a Happy Meal
  • He’s not playing with a full deck
  • He’s not the brightest bulb on the Christmas tree
  • He’s one brick short of a full load
  • The elevator doesn’t go to the top floor
  • The lights are on but nobody’s home

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