Some common expressions

November 24th, 2015 in Expressions

Good at / bad at / clever at

The expression good at is used to talk about things that you enjoy or excel at doing. After good at, you can use a noun or an –ing form. Note the preposition: we use at, not in.

Some Expressions Used in Everyday English

November 23rd, 2015 in Expressions

It’s not worth it  

Used for saying that the value of something does not justify the concern you are showing.

  • Celine: Should I get this coat dry-cleaned? The stain isn’t coming out.

Some common expressions in English

November 23rd, 2015 in Expressions

Long time no see!  

Long time no see! means ‘I have not seen you in a long time.’

Robin: Hi Jane, long time no see! Where have you been keeping yourself?

Some idiomatic expressions

November 22nd, 2015 in English Learning

Here are some common idiomatic expressions in English.

Take stock of

To take stock of a situation is to assess it.

A man of straw

Conjunctions worksheet

November 21st, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. I am so tired ………………. I cannot stand.

a) that
b) to

2. Wisdom is better ……………….. riches.

Suggest or suggest that

November 19th, 2015 in English Grammar

The verb suggest cannot be followed by object + infinitive. That-clauses and –ing forms are common.

Even | Grammar exercise

November 17th, 2015 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks.

1. Everybody was there; ……………. turned up.

a) even James
b) James even

2. I enjoyed the movie …………….. I had a headache.