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English Idiom Lesson & mp3 Audio: Pig Out & Cut Down

English Idiom Lesson & mp3 Audio: Pig Out & Cut Down | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Learn English in New York with Happy English. English ... In American English there are a number of meanings of the verb have. Today I'm ... One of the Happy English facebook fans, Layla, asked about the idiom "high time.
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Spread the word

If you spreqad the word, you tell people or the public about something.
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5 Phrasal Verbs with HOLD - hold on, hold against, hold in...

http://www.engvid.com/ Phrasal verbs are an important part of speaking English fluently. In this lesson, I look at FIVE common and useful phrasal verbs with ...
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etymology - Idiom: in my neck of the woods, AmE - English ...

etymology - Idiom: in my neck of the woods, AmE - English ... | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Idiom: in my neck of the woods, AmE. The meaning of this expression is: in the region where I live. Once I tried to find out how a word meaning a part of the body can develop an expression where it means region.
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The Grammarphobia Blog: Taking candy from a baby

The Grammarphobia Blog: Taking candy from a baby | Idioms! | Scoop.it
A: The Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms says “like taking candy from a baby” means “extremely easy.” The dictionary gives this example: “Selling my mother something I made is like taking candy from a baby—she ...
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Learn from natural English conversation – An interview with Roberto

Learn from natural English conversation – An interview with Roberto | Idioms! | Scoop.it
In this episode, we interview Roberto, a Canadian who partly grew up in Trinidad and Tobago, spent 10 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, and is now known as the Vegan Yoga Dude.
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Latest Idiom "Brand New" 26th February 2014

Latest Idiom "Brand New" 26th February 2014 | Idioms! | Scoop.it
"Brand New" When something is described as Brand New it is recently new - either straight off the production line or the person has recently brought it. Eg "Have you seen Carol's Brand New Audi A5?...
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10 GET Phrasal Verbs: get down, get off, get through, get up, get away...

http://www.engvid.com Get through this lesson without getting down. Phrasal verbs with GET are very common and popular in everyday speech. In this lesson we ...
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get up on the wrong side of the bed

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get up on the wrong side of the bed {v. phr.}, {informal}
To awake with a bad temper.
Henry got up on the wrong side of the bed and wouldn't eat breakfast.
The man went to bed very late and got up on the wrong side of the bed.
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Learning a Language with Idioms | - BEBC blog - WordPress.com

Learning a Language with Idioms | - BEBC blog - WordPress.com | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Learning a language can be complicated, especially with the use of Idioms. After you can conjugate verbs, and know a lot of words, you may still have difficulty speaking the language with native users.
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Idioms from the Kitchen – Learn American English

Idioms from the Kitchen – Learn American English | Idioms! | Scoop.it
I love to cook and I love to eat, so I would like to share two idioms that come from the kitchen with you today. “From the frying pan into the fire” and “If you can't stand the heat, get […]
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8 American Sports Idioms Brits Won't Understand - Anglophenia

8 American Sports Idioms Brits Won't Understand - Anglophenia | Idioms! | Scoop.it
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8 American Sports Idioms Brits Won't Understand
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In America the sports idiom is a popular and effective way of getting your point figuratively across without having to literally say what you mean.
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behind the times

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behind the times {adj. phr.}
Using things not in style; still following old ways; old-fashioned.
Johnson's store is behind the times.
The science books of 30 years ago are behind the times now.
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Straight outta ESL class: learning English by learning slang - Public Radio International

Straight outta ESL class: learning English by learning slang - Public Radio International | Idioms! | Scoop.it
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Straight outta ESL class: learning English by learning slang
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In many foreign countries, English classes start as early as pre-school.
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Get the word out

If you get the word out, you inform or let people or the public know about something.
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take off

take off  {v. phr.}
1a. To leave fast; depart suddenly; run away.
The dog took off after a rabbit.
Compare: LIGHT OUT.
1b.  {informal}
To go away; leave.
The six boys got into the car and took off for the drug store.
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Keep under wraps

New Entry: 'Keep under wraps' has just been added to the Idioms area of UsingEnglish.com.
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To Wrap Your Head Around Something

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Context #1
John: Can you believe that young Japanese pitcher Tanaka signed a $250 million contract with the Yankees?Tom: I know!
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Foggiest idea

If you don't have the foggiest idea, you don't know or understand anything at all. ('Foggiest notion' is laso used.)
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not to touch (something) with a ten-foot pole

not to touch (something) with a ten-foot pole {v. phr.}
To consider something completely undesirable or uninteresting.
Some people won't touch spinach with a ten-foot pole.
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Put the brakes on

When you put the brakes on, you are blocking someone's activities, or causing someone to stop doing something.
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All bets are off

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Idiom: All bets are off Meaning: An agreement that was decided on before is no longer valid. This is usually said when someone breaks your trust or does something to hurt your feelings.
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Phrasal Verbs in Daily English Conversations

In this English lesson, you will learn how to use certain phrasal verbs in common daily conversations. The two dialogues contain several verbs with the prepo...
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An American English idiom for "die of happiness" - English ...

An American English idiom for "die of happiness" - English ... | Idioms! | Scoop.it
The phrase appears to be about 100 years old in English. The questioner might want to compare the frequency of the two expressions in both English and Russian although I am not sure how large the Russian corpus is at ...
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Learn from natural English conversation – She just swept it under the rug

Learn from natural English conversation – She just swept it under the rug | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Have you ever done something that you wanted to forget about, and hoped that everyone else would forget about it too? If so, then you wanted to sweep it under the rug.
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Demand Grows for Classes in English Slang - Voice of America

Demand Grows for Classes in English Slang - Voice of America | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Demand Grows for Classes in English Slang Voice of America LOS ANGELES — Many people who learn English as a second language think they have a good grasp of it until they watch an American TV show or speak to someone from the United States and...
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