(to be) as fit as a flea




Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - as fit as a flea

"(to be) as fit as a flea"

to be very healthy and strong, in excellent form

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - as fit as a flea

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  The CEO is sixty-five. Do you suppose he will retire?

Colleague 2:  I doubt it. His mind is still as sharp as ever and health-wise, he is fit as a flea.

Colleague 1:  I hear he still runs a marathon once a year.

Colleague 2:  Amazing!



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - as fit as a flea

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  The gang is going skiing this weekend. It has been two months since you got the cast off your leg. Are you well enough to ski?

Friend 2:  I am feeling as fit as a flea. I've been doing rehabilitation on my leg since the cast came off and I feel better than ever.

Friend 1:  Alright then! Let's hit the slopes!





(to be) as fit as a flea - Usage:

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(to be) as fit as a flea - Gerund Form:

Being as fit as a flea, the fifty-three year old was able to run the half-marathon no problem.



(to be) as fit as a flea - Examples:

1)  My granny is still fit as a flea and reads the newspaper front to back - she knows more about news than I ...

2)  He trains every day, he's as fit as a flea and you don't get the sense that he is coming to an end.

3)  In no time I was fit as a flea and back to my pre-pregnancy shape.

4)  These are unnecessary deaths. These young people are fit as a flea and are in the prime of their lives... but they are dying consistently in ...

5)  The positives include 24 birdies, and also I am feeling fit as a flea after four rounds in this weather.

6)  ... this great philanthropist (who's probably in his 90s but as fit as a flea) will not be around forever.

7)  ... a fitness freak, which is a major reason why she looks fit as a flea even at 43.

8)  ... that this man is 86 years of age as he looks as fit as a flea, not an ounce of spare flesh, and his mind is still as sharp ...

9)  He says he is still as "fit as a flea" and will never give up writing, mostly in his rural home in Yala.

10)  At 76, I am lucky to be as fit as a flea, without any chronic illness.

11)  ... as possible through diversification, and hopefully your portfolio will be as fit as a flea this time next year.

12)  At his age, he is still fit as a flea and you just don't see him slowing down. He is still scoring goals.

13)  At 62, he is still as fit as a flea and must be reflecting on his life.

14)  ... then the people, frankly, who are 65 going strong, fit as a flea and working full-time, ...

15)  A person who was described as fit as a flea, unceremoniously dropped dead behind his desk at the seat of government, ...

16)  ... with all the dancing and walking around, you will be as fit as a flea by the middle of October one way or the other.

17)  ... her pregnancy and, following a recent scare, is now feeling fit as a flea - despite having a very active baby inside her! 

18)  I get sharper and hopefully 2-3 weeks, I will be as fit as a flea and raring to go.

19)  She is quite adventurous and fit as a flea, you wouldn't think she was 80.

20)  ... lot of wisdom and experience. At 71, I am still fit as a flea.