Speak English like a native! Here are 10 rhyming words expressions to make your English even more natural. Remember that they are to be used in an informal context only.
Are you superstitious? 🙂 Do you ever touch wood when you don't want something bad to happen to you? As a matter of fact, this custom originates from the distant past when people believed that fairies, ghosts and spirits lived in trees. Can you believe it? 🙂 In today's lesson, we will be learning some expressions with "touch".
Here are some expressions with the word "big" to make you sound smarter: big brother, big decision, big deal, ...
The verb "imagine" means to form mental pictures or ideas in your head. It is widely used in the English language to build various phrases and expressions. Here are some commonly used ones
Here are some useful expressions about success to help you on your English learning journey
Have you ever lost your way in a new place or learn something the hard way? Here are 21 everyday expressions with “way” you may find useful.
In today's lesson, we will be discussing expressions related to habits. Let's define the word habit first. What is a habit? It is a pattern of behaviour that you do on a regular basis; like taking a walk in the evening, eating your soup cold, exercising, etc. We all have habits. Let's learn how to talk about them. Here are 10 essential expressions related to habits that will make your English much more interesting and smart.
Enrich your vocabulary with these 5 interesting expressions with the noun "story". There may be similar expressions in your language,
How many times have you heard these ‘don’t’ expressions on TV or on the Internet and you couldn’t understand their meaning? Here is the chance to learn more about them.
When you learn a language, you should try to memorize collocations, phrasal verbs, idioms and other important phrases and expressions, because they make the essence of a language. In that sense, here are 20+ natural expressions using the verb “give”
In this lesson, you can learn expressions with the adjective 'high' applicable in everyday situations and add them to your vocabulary.
In this lesson, you'll find 24 Expressions with the Verb 'Hold' + 6 Phrasal Verbs
If you love cats as much as I do, then you might be interested in learning these ‘CAT’ idioms: When the cat’s away, the mice will play – to describe what happens when the teacher leaves the classroom/when your boss is away.Ex: They shouldn’t be so loud, but the teacher left the classroom, and when … Continue reading 8 ‘Cat’ Idioms
Here are some expressions related to peace which can help you be more eloquent and sound more natural when speaking English Bring about peace - to cause peace to happen.The most efficient way to bring about peace in the country is to negotiate. Hold/keep one's peace - unwilling to talk about something.Many people had witnessed … Continue reading PEACE expressions
Here are some time off expressions which can come handy at work as well as in your daily communication in English and better understanding. To take time off To be absent from work, at home, or on vacation.Ex: I’m going to take a few days off to visit my parents. To take a vacation To … Continue reading 10 Time off Expressions
Here are 10 expressions with "mind" you must know
Here are 28+ commonly used expressions with "change" you might use to make your English sound more natural. I'm sure you'll like some of them as well as use them frequently.
"Keep" is one of the most common verbs in English, and it forms lots of phrasal verbs, collocations and idioms. Here are some of them to help you express yourselves more naturally
Here are five expressive idioms with the verb 'live': Live and breathe something – be devoted to a particular activity. I lived and breathed sport while I was a child. Live to tell the tale – survive something dangerous and be able to tell the others about it. Some people survive cancer and live to … Continue reading Expressions with ‘Live’
Here are some common English expressions which could be useful in many different situations: Save a bundle – save a lot of money.Ex: I saved a bundle by buying things on sales. Save one’s breath – it’s no use talking to someone if they’re not listening.Ex: Save your breath! They can’t hear you because of … Continue reading Expressions with ‘SAVE’
There are many phrases in English that use two words connected with 'and'. For example wine and dine, home and hosed. These expressions are known as binomials. In these phrases the word order is usually fixed; we always say 'wine and dine', we never say 'dine and wine'. Home and hosed – safe and successful. … Continue reading Binomials
Earn a fortune - to earn a lot of money He made a fortune on the stock market. Tighten your belt - to reduce the amount of money that you normally spend. We’ve had to tighten our belts since my wife lost her job. Chicken feed - an amount of money that is too small … Continue reading Idioms about Money
Gloves are off A situation which includes a serious dispute or even fight in order to achieve something. Ex: I have been a friendly person so far, but now the gloves are off! Below the belt If something is below the belt, then we are talking about unacceptable behavior. Ex: He told her that she … Continue reading Expressions using ’clothes’
Wish you good luck with these 'luck' expressions: Twist of fate A change in a sequence of events. By a twist of fate, they met again in New York. A stroke of good luck Something good that happens when you least expect it. I opened the book on exactly the same page by a stroke … Continue reading ‘Luck’ expressions
The English language has a very developed phraseology. Idioms make a great part of it. Here are 8 idioms using animals which are impossible to be understood unless you know their meaning.