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Expressions with stand

April 12th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs using the word stand. Each expression is followed by its meaning or definition. Example sentences are also given.

Phrasal verbs with fall

April 6th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with fall.

Fall away

To fall away is to become less in number.

  • As the night descended, the crowd began to fall away.

Idiomatic expressions with pain

April 3rd, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word pain

Feeling no pain

When you are feeling no pain, you are intoxicated.

Faulty words and phrases

March 10th, 2014 in Expressions

The following words and phrases often create problems.

And also

This expression is usually redundant.

And/or

Try using one of these conjunctions. Using both conjunctions doesn’t make sense outside of the legal context.

Idiomatic expressions with think

February 23rd, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word think.

Thinking of / about something

When you are thinking of / about something, you are considering it, but you have not made a decision yet.

Idiomatic expressions with set

February 22nd, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word set.

Set the stage for something

To set the stage for something is to create the right conditions in which something can happen.

Expressions with over

February 18th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word over.

All over again

If something happens all over again, the whole process happens again.