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.

Conjunctions exercise

November 4th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. Four ………………… four make eight.

2. He will not come ………………….. it rains.

3. …………………… you run, you will not overtake him.

Idioms about courts and law

November 3rd, 2014 in Expressions

Get one’s knuckles rapped

To get your knuckles rapped is to get punishment for something you did.

  • The boy got his knuckles rapped because he hadn’t done his homework.