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." ...
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...
Have you ever eaten crow? Or seen it rain cats & dogs? :)
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.
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!
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-.
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.