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Some common idioms

November 14th, 2016 in Expressions

Here are some common idioms in English.

Back to the drawing board

An expression used to suggest that you have to start working on something again because an attempt or experiment has failed.

Bull in a China Shop | Common idioms

October 17th, 2016 in Expressions

Here are some common idiomatic expressions in English. Each idiom is followed by its meaning. Example sentences are also given.

Bull in a china shop

Some common idiomatic expressions

September 22nd, 2016 in Expressions

Take the shine off

To take the shine off something is to make it seem less good.

Take a shine to

To take a shine to something is to develop a liking for it.

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