Showing posts with label common English expressions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label common English expressions. Show all posts

Saturday, 5 December 2020

IDIOMS FOR SPOKEN ENGLISH

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A. IDIOMS FOR SPOKEN ENGLISH

ABACK

Take somebody aback_idiom, taken aback idiom, idioms for spoken english, english tutorial, english is easy with rb

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

aid and abet idiom, idioms for spoken english,english is easy with rb,english tutorial

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

an accident waiting to happen idiom, idioms for spoken english,English is easy with rb,spoken english

AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN

Meaning: a potentially dangerous situation

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

ACCORD

of your own accord idiom, idioms for spoken english,English is easy with rb, English tutorial

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

there's no accounting for taste meaning, idioms for spoken english, English is easy with rb, English tutorial

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

the acid test idiom, English is easy with rb, idioms for spoken english _ English tutorial

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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Monday, 1 April 2019

CASH IN ON SOMETHING: MEANING

CASH IN ON SOMETHING

  

Monday, 25 March 2019

WRITE SOMEONE OFF: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

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ENGLISH EXPRESSION OF THE DAY 28


WRITE SOMEONE OFF

  

Sunday, 24 March 2019

EARN A CRUST: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

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ENGLISH EXPRESSION OF THE DAY 27


EARN A CRUST/EARN ONE'S CRUST

  

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

  

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

SEE THROUGH SOMEBODY/SOMETHING: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

SEE THROUGH SOMEONE OR SOMETHING


  

Friday, 15 March 2019

BE THAT AS IT MAY: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

ENGLISH EXPRESSION OF THE DAY 18


BE THAT AS IT MAY



Wednesday, 13 March 2019

OUT AND ABOUT: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

ENGLISH EXPRESSION OF THE DAY 16


OUT AND ABOUT



Tuesday, 5 March 2019

LET ALONE DO SOMETHING: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

LET ALONE DO SOMETHING


  

Saturday, 2 March 2019

LOOK UP TO SOMEONE: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

LOOK UP TO SOMEONE


  

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

WASTE YOUR BREATH: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

WASTE YOUR BREATH


  

Meaning Example
to spend time and energy trying to give advice that is probably going to be ignored YOU ARE WASTING YOUR BREATH. SHE WON'T LISTEN TO YOU.


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