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Saturday, 5 December 2020

IDIOMS FOR SPOKEN ENGLISH

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A. IDIOMS FOR SPOKEN ENGLISH

ABACK

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TAKE SOMEONE ABACK

Meaning: to shock or surprise someone (More often than not, it's used in the passive form.

I was a little taken aback by the lack of cleanliness in their house.
The actor was taken aback at the directness of the questions in the press conference.
He was taken aback by her angry reply.
The announcement took us aback.

ABET

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AID AND ABET

Meaning: to help someone do something wrong; to encourage someone to commit a crime

His chartered accountant aided and abetted her in the fraud.
How could he aid and abet a fugitive from justice?

ACCIDENT

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AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN

Meaning: a potentially dangerous situation

There is always an accident waiting to happen on a busy road.

ACCORD

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OF YOUR OWN ACCORD

Meaning: voluntarily; without being asked to do something

She signed of her own accord. No one asked her to sign.

ACCOUNTING

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THERE'S NO ACCOUNTING FOR TASTE

Meaning: One cannot explain why different people like different things, especially those things one does not like.

You like eating raw eggs? Well, there's no accounting for taste.

ACE

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HAVE AN ACE UP YOUR SLEEVE

Meaning: secret knowledge that will give you an advantage

He has an ace up his sleeve. He knows their dirty secrets.

HOLD ALL THE ACES

Meaning: have all the advantages

During a crisis, big companies hold all the aces.

ACID

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THE ACID TEST

Meaning: a situation which proves if someone/something is useful/useless (or good/bad)

She is a good speaker, but can she make a business presentation? That's the acid test.

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ACT OF GOD

Meaning:
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