Seasons – ‘Seasonal Idioms’

Spring – Summer – Autumn (Fall US) – Winter. Enjoy spring with us and learn some new idioms related to the theme of ‘seasons’.


In season – the time of year when a vegetable or fruit is ripe and ready to be eaten

Out of season – the time of year when few people go on holiday / a time when something is not available

A man for all seasons – a man who is successful and talented in many areas


Different usages of the word season:

Seasonal is characteristic of a specific period in the year (saisonal)

Seasoned describes a person who has good knowledge of and experience in a specific field (erfahren) 

To season is to add salt, pepper and or spices to food (würzen)

Over to you – Add the right idiom or word in the gap:

  1. Accomodations are much cheaper ____________________________
  2. She is a ______________ photographer.
  3. Tom is great at repairing all kinds of things. He is ______________________________.
  4. The dish is served with _______________ vegetables.
  5. I really look forward to spring when strawberries are _________________
  6. _________________ the pasta by adding some herbs such as parsley, thyme and basil.

Answers: out of season, seasoned, a man for all seasons, seasonal, in season, Season