What is swimming?

Swimming is to propel your body through water using your arms and legs. There are many different types of strokes such as breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly stroke. For a competition, swimming can be a race, diving or even a synchronised group routine.​​

idioms and expressions from swimming

Many idioms originated from swimming and here is a list of them with pictures and examples.

swimming idioms and phrases
swimming sayings - dive in
swimming sayings - get along swimmingly
swimming sayings - in deep water
swimming phrases - jump in feet first
swimming phrases - jump in with both feet
swimming phrases - keep one’s head above water
swimming phrases - nosedive
swimming phrases - out of one’s depth
swimming idioms - sink or swim
swimming idioms - swim against the tide
swimming idioms - test the water
swimming idioms - throw in at the deep end