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Idioms

Most Common Examples of Idioms Teenagers Should Learn

An idiom (also called idiomatic expression) is an expression, word or phrase that has a figurative meaning conventionally understood by native speakers. This meaning is different from the literal meaning of the idiom’s individual elements. In other words, idioms don’t mean exactly what the word say, they have, however hidden meanings. Back to square one: [...]

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Africa Facts: Proverbs Teens Need To Know

All work and no play make jack a dull boy Everyone needs a certain amount of relaxation. It is not good to work all the time. An apple a day keeps the doctor away Eating an apple everyday can help to keep you healthy An empty purse frightens friends away When one’s financial situation deteriorates, [...]

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Teens! Learn About the Meaning of These Figures of Speech

Bust your balls: To harass with the intent to break one’s spirit Busting your chops: To say things intended to harass Can’t hold a candle to: To be far less competent or have far less skills than someone else Cat bird seat: A highly advantaged position, to have it all Chew the fat: To talk [...]

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English Language – Commonly Misspelled Words and Idioms.

English Language SS1 Week 1 Contents: Commonly Misspelled Words Idioms A. Commonly Misspelled Words In written language, spelling is the choice and arrangement of letters that form words, it can also mean, forming of words with letters in an accepted order; orthography (the act or process of writing words using the letter conventionally accepted for [...]

Grammar Clinic: Idiomatic Expressions

IDIOMS Idiomatic expressions or Idioms can be explained as a group of words in a fixed order, having a particular meaning different from the meaning of each word understood in its own. An Idiom is a phrase or a fixed expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal meaning. This means Idioms have a deeper meaning [...]