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Again about English idioms…..

Posted by thecrazyteacher on aprile 7, 2011

Idiom: “Pea soup”

Pea soup or pea souper can be used to describe dense fog.


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But…do you know what an IDIOM is?

Posted by thecrazyteacher on aprile 7, 2011

IDIOM definition…..

About English idioms…

Posted by thecrazyteacher on aprile 7, 2011

Idiom: “Never say die”

When someone says “Never Say Die”, it means that you shouldn’t give up hope.

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Another idiom…

Posted by thecrazyteacher on marzo 29, 2011

A milk run is a short trip, stopping in a number of places.


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About English idioms…

Posted by thecrazyteacher on marzo 27, 2011

…COLOUR IDIOMS…

…Click here and learn some English idioms by a nice video!

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About DOGS…

Posted by thecrazyteacher on marzo 25, 2011

…an English idiom: NO DOG IN THIS FIGHT!If you have no dog in a fight, you are not concerned and will not be affected either way by the outcome of something

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Another idiom: “Fall at the first fence”…

Posted by thecrazyteacher on marzo 16, 2011

Idiom Definitions for ‘Fall at the first fence’ :

if something falls at the first fence,

it goes wrong or fails at the first or an early stage.

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An English Idiom about cats…

Posted by thecrazyteacher on marzo 16, 2011

Idiom Definitions for ‘All cats are grey in the dark’:

things are indistinguishable in the dark so appearances don’t matter.

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Again about phrasal verbs….DRIVE…

Posted by thecrazyteacher on marzo 15, 2011

Drive away

– Force an animal or someone to leave a place

Drive back

– Repulse, force back

Drive by

– Do something out of a car

Drive off

– Drive away from a place

Drive out

– Force someone to leave a place

Drive up
– Make something increase
– Arrive in a vehicle

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About phrasal verbs…..DIE…

Posted by thecrazyteacher on marzo 11, 2011

Die away =  Become quieter or inaudible (of a sound)

Die down = Decrease or become quieter

Die for = Want something a lot

Die off =  Become extinct

Die out = Become extinct or disappear

Categories: English Idioms