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screen test

screen test {n.}
A short movie made to see if an actor or actress is good enough or the right one to play a part.
Ellen acted well on the stage, but she failed her screen test.
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[IELTS SPEAKING] 50 Incorrect Pronunciations That You Should Avoid | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it

[IELTS SPEAKING] 50 Incorrect Pronunciations That You Should Avoid | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Fred Astaire drew laughs back in the Thirties with his song Let's Call the Whole Thing Off in which the lovers can't agree on the pronunciation of words like either, neither, and tomato.
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IELTS | Test Takers - Speaking sample

IELTS | Test Takers - Speaking sample (IMPORTANT INFO FOR TEST-TAKERS 22/10: http://t.co/66Nhc1iv...)...
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how do you like dem apples? « idiom "ingenuity"

how do you like dem apples? « idiom "ingenuity" | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Year round, I'm not a huge apple person. I'm indifferent. Indifferent that is–until apple picking time. Then I have to try every single kind of apple off of every various tree . . . and then I pretend I know what I'm talking about when ...
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stick out

 English-slang.com stick out {v.}
1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface; project; extend.
The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree.
1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; be noticeable.
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Baked. Good. Baked. Bad.: Full Immersion Language Learning

Baked. Good. Baked. Bad.: Full Immersion Language Learning | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Full Immersion Language Learning. When I moved to Texas, I learned the art of using terms like "y'all" and "fixin' to" and "mess of..." etc. When I moved to Scotland, I learned the art of British English.
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Working like a dog – Culips English Podcast

Working like a dog – Culips English Podcast | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Many people try their best and put in a lot of effort at work or school. This week, we’re talking about expressions that mean to work hard. You can work like a dog, work your butt off, or put your nose to the grindstone.
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Learning Two Languages at the Same Time

Learning Two Languages at the Same Time | Idioms! | Scoop.it
One of the most confusing things when learning more than one foreign language at a time is that there is bound to be some overlap.
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How Can I Support My Children's Foreign Language Learning?

How Can I Support My Children's Foreign Language Learning? | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Following these simple ideas will allow you support your child's foreign language learning at home.
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The King's Speech / 'Mouth' Idioms | Luke's ENGLISH Blog

The King's Speech / 'Mouth' Idioms | Luke's ENGLISH Blog | Idioms! | Scoop.it
TO LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE JUST CLICK HERE – LUKE'S ENGLISH PODCAST ;). Hi! Learn some really useful idioms and listen to an authentic interview with a native speaker in this episode of Luke's English Podcast.
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pig out

pig out {v. phr.}
1. To eat a tremendous amount of food.
"I always pig out on my birthday," she confessed.
2. To peruse; have great fun with; indulge in for a longer period of time.
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English language test providers battle it out

English language test providers battle it out | Idioms! | Scoop.it
COMMERCIAL rivals of the International English Language Testing System may also get access to the new English test market linked to post-study work rights.
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Learning Central » Learn English Idioms Lesson #2

English as a second language lesson about idioms and sayings. American English ESL EFL taught online by Teacher Phil English. TOEIC exam preparation and fluent accent reduction practice online every day.
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feather one's nest

 English-slang.com feather one's nest {v. phr.}, {informal}
1. To use for yourself money and power, especially from a public office or job in which you are trusted to help other people.
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Best IELTS Essay Strategy

Best IELTS Essay Strategy | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Here's an article that I had been planning to write as well. When I found it i decided that it expressed almost I wanted to say so I decided to include it lock, stock and barrel.Read More... (IELTS Higher: Like these tips?
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October 2011 Contemporary Poetry Reviews - Huffington Post

October 2011 Contemporary Poetry Reviews - Huffington Post | Idioms! | Scoop.it
October 2011 Contemporary Poetry ReviewsHuffington PostBut Thomas Sayers Ellis has stories to tell, and they are worth hearing; images to layer, gorgeously and heart-breakingly, into a true portrait of a cultural landscape, one not easily turned away...
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Purdue OWL: Paragraphs and Paragraphing | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it

Purdue OWL: Paragraphs and Paragraphing | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it | Idioms! | Scoop.it
The purpose of this handout is to give some basic instruction and advice regarding the creation of understandable and coherent paragraphs.
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TOEFL Writing Tips: Count & Noncount Nouns - Manhattan Review (blog)

TOEFL Writing Tips: Count & Noncount Nouns - Manhattan Review (blog) | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Manhattan Review (blog)TOEFL Writing Tips: Count & Noncount NounsManhattan Review (blog)It provides GMAT, GRE, SAT, TOEFL, LSAT preparation and MBA, Graduate, College admissions consulting.
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Mrs. Scales' Room » Blog Archive » Out of left field???

Mrs. Scales' Room » Blog Archive » Out of left field??? | Idioms! | Scoop.it
We learned that idioms are expressions we use in everyday speech that have meanings that are most of the time not literal. The words used ...
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change one's tune

change one's tune {v. phr.}, {informal}
To make a change in your story, statement, or claim; change your way of acting.
The man said he was innocent, but when they found the stolen money in his pocket he changed his tune.
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