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The oink on the page: pig idioms and expressions

The oink on the page: pig idioms and expressions | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
27 March is Dick King-Smith?s birthday and, although his name might not immediately be ringing bells in your head, there?s a strong possibility that yo (RT @OxfordWords: The oink on the page: pig idioms and expressions...
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Time Idioms - Kaplan International Colleges Blog

Time Idioms - Kaplan International Colleges Blog | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Learn English time idioms with Kaplan's illustration. Don't fall behind the times. Hit the big time and discover how to speak English using fun time idioms! (Here are eight #idioms about time.
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42 Idiom Origins - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 29) from Mental Floss

42 Idiom Origins - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 29) from Mental Floss | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at the origins of 42 idioms such as, "once in a blue moon," "peeping Tom," and "silver lining." ...
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Wendy Williams makes good on promise to actually eat crow on talk show - Entertainment Weekly

Wendy Williams makes good on promise to actually eat crow on talk show - Entertainment Weekly | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Wendy Williams makes good on promise to actually eat crow on talk show Entertainment Weekly Viewers can only hope this is just the start of a series in which Williams turns idioms like “it's raining cats and dogs” and “spilling the beans” into...
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Have you ever eaten crow? Or seen it rain cats & dogs? :)

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08 Funny idioms with food - Free English lesson (ESL)

08 Funny idioms with food - Free English lesson (ESL) 1. “Egghead” Meaning : A very studious person, intellectually gifted in the field of academics, a very intelligent person Example...
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night owl

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a person who likes to stay up late at night
Example Sentences:
A: What time do you usually go to bed?
B: 2AM. I’m a night owl these days.
My roommate is a night owl, he is always staying up late watching YouTube.
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To be hot

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Idiom: "to be hot"
Context #1:
James:  Did you watch the basketball game last night? The Miami Heat won again.Tom:  I know. They are hot right now.James: I don't think anyone can beat them. Tom:  I think you're right!
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Tweet from @LanguageDove

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RT @springrose12: “@LanguageDove: Collocations : DO #LearnEnglish #ELT #ESL #EFL http://t.co/T9p0xFOUXj”;
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Do away with

Get rid of; remove; put an end to

I wish we could do away with po...

Do away with

Get rid of; remove; put an end to

I wish we could do away with poverty.

Do over

To do something again from the beginning.

I need to do over the bedroom. My wife doesn't like the colour of the walls I just painted.
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From VOA Learning English, this is As It Is. I’m Anna Matteo in Washington! Mone...

From VOA Learning English, this is As It Is. I’m Anna Matteo in Washington! Money. There are several sayings that warn about money.
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English Idioms: Food Idioms with Fruit, Vegetables, and Baked Goods | Linguistics Girl

English Idioms: Food Idioms with Fruit, Vegetables, and Baked Goods | Linguistics Girl | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Learn about some common English proverbs and idioms that mention fruits, vegetables, and baked goods.
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Life skills tip of the week: ways of expressing agreement or disagreement

Life skills tip of the week: ways of expressing agreement or disagreement | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Learning about pragmatics and how to express yourself successfully is a useful life skill, said Michael Rundell in January when he introduced the new pragmatics series on Macmillan Dictionary.
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Idiom 'Hit the Bullseye' -- How to Pronounce -- American English

SUBSCRIBE!: http://bit.ly/RE_sub, Fan! http://bit.ly/RE_FB ESL: learn how to pronounce the idiom 'hit the bullseye', and what it means, in this fun video where Rachel definitely cannot hit...
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Another great video! 

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What is a phrasal verb? - Botanical Linguist | ...

What is a phrasal verb? - Botanical Linguist | ... | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
If you're struggling with phrasal verbs this slideshow will help you understand the definition of a phrasal verb, including transitive and intransitive etc (What is a phrasal verb?
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Learning English - Specials - Space photos and phrases

Learning English - Specials - Space photos and phrases | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
It's the International Day of Human Space Flight. It's not rocket science and we're not promising the earth, but if you want to learn some space-themed expressions, check out this photo gallery.
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English Idioms - Jump

English Idioms - Jump | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
We always jump at the chance to create another idioms illustration. This time it's all about jumping. Discover how you can talk about jumping in everyday conversation with our fun illustration!
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Happy camper

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A happy camper is, shockingly, someone who is happy. While the term existed at summer camps for years, the first time it was used in print to describe non-campers was a 1981 New York Times article.
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Word roots and routes: duce, duct

Word roots and routes: duce, duct | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Next in a series of posts exploring some of the ‘roots’ and ‘routes’ of English vocabulary.
Another productive Latin source of English vocabulary is the verb ducere (‘lead’) and its past participle stem duct-.
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Now, the VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories. Today’s program is...

Now, the VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories. Today’s program is all about eyes. When it comes to relationships, people’s eyes can be "a window into their hearts." This means that their eyes can tell a lot about how they feel.
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Life skills tip of the week: ways of being polite

Life skills tip of the week: ways of being polite | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
As part of this year’s pragmatics series, we bring more useful content and tips from the Macmillan Dictionary on expressing yourself.
The previous language tip looked at ways of saying thank you.
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Fluency MC - Collo the IDIOM! Come on, you can do it!... | Facebook

Collo the IDIOM!

Come on, you can do it! Nothing ventured, nothing ________!

(Collo is short for collocation, a high-frequency word combination.) (Collo the IDIOM!

Come on, you can do it! Nothing ventured, nothing ________!
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Push ahead

Continue, especially when something is difficult
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Idioms About Time ~ 5 Minute English

Idioms About Time ~ 5 Minute English | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Idioms About Time (http://t.co/TH3oLnj1m8 http://t.co/5UGioVYKJk)
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Timeline Photos - Opportunities' door | Facebook

Timeline Photos - Opportunities' door | Facebook | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Phrasal Verbs con "LOOK" (Phrasal Verbs con "LOOK" http://t.co/nf3uODyU5n)
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Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - Tighten your belt

Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - Tighten your belt | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
How can tightening your belt save money? Today's Phrase: 6 May 2014 (#ELT to tighten your belt = to spend less money than before.
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