Archive for the ‘Expressions’ Category

Idiomatic expressions with pleasure

April 22nd, 2014 in Expressions

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

Don’t believe I’ve had the pleasure

This expression is used to suggest that you haven’t met someone yet.

Phrasal verbs with back and bail

April 20th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs using the words back and bail. Each expression is followed by its meaning or definition. Example sentences are also given.

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.