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Idiom Of The Day

April, 2018

  • 28 April

    Idiom of the day

    make hay while the sun shines Meaning: If you make hay while the sun shines, you make good use of the chance to do something while it lasts. -For example: …

  • 27 April

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    keep track of Meaning: If you keep track of something or someone, you continue to know what’s happening with them. -For example: -When I’m travelling I keep track of my …

  • 25 April

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    grin and bear it Meaning: If you grin and bear it, you accept a difficult situation and try not to let it upset you. -For example: -I really don’t like …

  • 24 April

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    grin and bear it Meaning: If you grin and bear it, you accept a difficult situation and try not to let it upset you. -For example: -I really don’t like …

  • 23 April

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    once and for all Meaning: If you do something once and for all, you do it in a way that’s final and it means you’ll never have to do it …

  • 22 April

    Idiom of the day

    kill the goose that lays the golden egg Meaning: If you kill the goose that lays the golden egg, you destroy something that has made you a lot of money. …

  • 21 April

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    pop the question INFORMAL Meaning: If you pop the question, you ask someone to marry you. ->For example: -In most European cultures, it’s the man who pops the question to …

  • 20 April

    Idiom of the day

    grin and bear it Meaning: If you grin and bear it, you accept a difficult situation and try not to let it upset you. ->For example: -I really don’t like …

  • 19 April

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    neck of the woods ->INFORMAL Meaning: A neck of the woods is a neighbourhood or a district, usually rural. For example: -What brings you to our neck of the woods? …

  • 18 April

    Idiom of the day

    knock your socks off Meaning: If something knocks your socks off, it amazes you and surprises you. -For example: -When Nora did her presentation on the new development, she knocked …

  • 17 April

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    once and for all Meaning: If you do something once and for all, you do it in a way that’s final and it means you’ll never have to do it …

  • 16 April

    Idiom of the day

    bad blood (between A and B) ->Meaning: feelings of hate between people because of arguments in the past. -Example: “There has been bad blood between the two families for years.”

  • 15 April

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    red tape ->Meaning: Strict adherence to rules and regulations so that a procedure seems to take longer than necessary. -For example: -It takes a long time to set up a …

  • 14 April

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    => make a killing– gain a large amount of money at one time. ->Example: -She made a killing in the stock market last year. ->make one’s own way – rely …

  • 13 April

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    having a bee in your bonnet ->Meaning: This idiom means that you are unable to stop thinking or talking about something so that it becomes an obsession. (A bee trapped …

  • 12 April

    Idiom of the day

    “Mind your own business!” -> Meaning: If you say “Mind your own business!” to someone, you’re telling them to stop interfering in things that don’t concern them, or to stop …

  • 11 April

    Idiom of the day

    ->I DON’T GIVE A HOOT ! /huːt/ ->A ” hoot ” is the low wavering sound that the owl makes in the tree. -In informal speech we use this expression …

  • 10 April

    Idiom of the day

    the back of beyond ->This idiom refers to a remote place which is difficult to get to and probably has very few people living there. -Example: Sam: You’ve obviously lived …

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