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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?

Phrasal verbs with H

November 9th, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with the letter H. Each phrasal verb is followed by its meaning or definition. Example sentences are also given.

Hang up

Some common idiomatic expressions

November 3rd, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of common idiomatic expressions.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

Idiomatic expressions in English

October 24th, 2015 in Expressions

Here are some common idiomatic expressions in life.

A slap on the wrist

If you get a slap on the wrist, you get a mild punishment.

Idiomatic expressions beginning with B

October 20th, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions beginning with the letter B.

Back seat driver

This expression is used to refer to someone who gives unwanted advice.