Law idioms

November 12th, 2014 in Expressions

Hand a verdict down to somebody

To hand a verdict down is to announce the verdict in a court.

  • The judge is expected to hand the verdict down in the afternoon.

Present perfect tense exercise

November 12th, 2014 in English Quiz

This grammar exercise tests your ability to use tenses correctly. You have to write sentences in the present perfect tense using the appropriate form of the verb given in the brackets.

Mouse idioms

November 11th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions about mouse. Each idiom is followed by its meaning or definition.

As poor as a church mouse

If somebody is as poor as a church mouse, they are very poor.

Monkey Idioms

November 11th, 2014 in Words

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions about monkeys. Each idiom is followed by its meaning or definition.

Go ape

To go ape over somebody or something is to become angry or excited about somebody or something.

Common proverbs beginning with letter B

November 9th, 2014 in English for children

Here are some common proverbs beginning with letter B.

Bad news travels fast

Used to mean that people will readily pass on rumors and bad news

Verb forms exercise

November 7th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the verb. Choose your answers from the given options.
1. The plane …………………. at 4.30. (arrive / arrives / will arrive)

Infinitives exercise

November 6th, 2014 in Improve English

We can combine two clauses using an infinitive. Study the example given below.

  • He went to Paris. He wanted to see the Eiffel Tower.
  • He went to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower.