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Phrases-Sayings-Idioms-Expressions: Think outside the box

Phrases-Sayings-Idioms-Expressions: Think outside the box | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Think outside the box - the meaning and origin of this saying.

 

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Gust MEES

 

Check this website to find the meaning(s) about "Phrases-Sayings-Idioms-Expressions" in English, a MUST:

 

http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/think-outside-the-box.html

 

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Teaching English to Students with Learning Difficulties (LDs)

New Entry: 'Teaching English to Students with Learning Difficulties (LDs)' has just been added to the Articles area of UsingEnglish.com.
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Idiom of the week – a Flash in the pan

Idiom of the week – a Flash in the pan | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Definition:
something that is very promising but proves disappointing
Examples:
We thought this technology was going to be very successful, but it was just a flash in the pan.
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have an eye on

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have an eye on or have one's eye on {v. phr.}, {informal}
1. To look at or think about (something wanted); have a wish for; have as an aim.
I bought ice cream, but Jimmy had his eye on some candy.
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show one's colors

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show one's colors {v. phr.}
1. To show what you are really like.
We thought Toby was timid, but he showed his colors when he rescued the ponies from the burning barn.
2. To make known what you think or plan to do.
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patch up

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patch up {v.}
1. To mend a hole or break; repair; fix.
He patched up a couple of old tires.
The lovers patched up their quarrel.
2. To put together in a hurried or shaky way.
They patched up a hasty peace.
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man

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man or the man {n.}, {slang}
1. The police; a policeman.
I am gonna turn you in to the man.
2. The boss; the leader; the most important figure in an organization or outfit.
The man will decide.
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Learn from natural English conversation – The straw that broke the camel’s back

Learn from natural English conversation – The straw that broke the camel’s back | Idioms! | Scoop.it
This episode is about not continuing with a bad situation. Sometimes when we’ve been in a bad situation, we continued. Even when numerous negative events occurred, we continued.
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Facebook language study predicts age, gender, personality traits ...

Facebook language study predicts age, gender, personality traits ... | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Researchers analyzed Facebook users' linguistic patterns to predict the individuals' age, gender and responses to personality questionnaires.
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wear one's heart on one's sleeve

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wear one's heart on one's sleeve also pin one's heart on one's sleeve {v. phr.}
To show your feelings openly; show everyone how you feel; not hide your feelings.
She wears her heart on her sleeve. It's easy to see if she is sad or happy.
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fall by the wayside

fall by the wayside also drop by the wayside {v. phr.}
To give up or fail before the finish.
The boys tried to make a 50-mile hike, but most of them fell by the wayside.
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Oxy-what?

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When you think about what oxymorons are, you will realize they sound pretty funny. For example, jumbo shrimp, civil war, or freezer burn. Each of these phrases has two words with opposite meanings placed together to form a new meaning.
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Vision To Success - Motivational video for English learners

Vision To Success - Motivational video for English learners | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Don't quit, Don't give up
 Part of using your imagination is ending the beliefs that you cannot do something.
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throw oneself at someone's feet

throw oneself at someone's feet {v. phr.}
To make a public display of serving, loving, or worshipping someone.
When Arthur became king, almost all of the nobles threw themselves at his feet and promised to obey and serve him.
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Learn from natural English conversation – Busted!

Learn from natural English conversation – Busted! | Idioms! | Scoop.it
When you listen to the news in English, you might hear about someone getting busted. In this episode, we take a look at some expressions that can be used to talk about police catching criminals and making arrests.
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rest room

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rest room {n.}
A room or series of rooms in a public building which has things for personal comfort and grooming, such as toilets, washbowls, mirrors, and often chairs or couches.
Sally went to the rest room to powder her nose.
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Learn from natural English conversation – Expressions with one

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This episode we’re doing things a bit differently – We’re looking at expressions with the word one. You’ll hear explanations for one-horse race, one-track mind¬, and one-two punch.
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at first blush

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at first blush {adv. phr.}
When first seen; without careful study.
At first blush the offer looked good, but when we studied it, we found things we could not accept.
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learn by rote

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learn by rote {v. phr.}
To blindly memorize what was taught without thinking about it.
If you learn a subject by rote, it will be difficult to say anything original about it.
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Learn from natural english conversation – Travel in Canada

Learn from natural english conversation – Travel in Canada | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Canada is a big, big country! Most people who come from other places to visit us aren’t able to visit the whole country because it is just that big.
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