Blog Posts - Idioms



Karagöz knits a sock on the head of the Turkish military

Can you knit a sock on your head? These days, Karagöz sits with me as a make my way through the English-language Turkish press.  I like to keep up to speed on Turkish goings-on as much as I can so that … Continue reading →...
by Slowly by slowly on Jul 4, 2015

German idiom – nicht alle Tassen im Schrank haben

  We all love to use idioms, and if we can use some in a foreign language, even better. So here is another German idioms: er hat nicht alle Tassen im Schrank. German idiom nicht alle Tassen im Schrank haben from Angelika Davey The post German id...

Go out / Take out / Leave out / Try out الفرق بين

بعض أشباه الجمل في اللغة في الانجليزيةGo out يخرج، يقضى وقتا في الخارجTake out استخرج، ازالة، قتل، تدميرLeave out أخرج، ابرازTry out قام بِتَجْرِبَة أ...

What Does Idioms Means ?

What Does Idioms  Means ?*Idioms are a expression with a meaning that you can't guess from the meaning of the separate words .*Idioms are phrases which people use in day  talks even if you understand what...
by English Lessons on Jan 12, 2015

A List of the 10 idioms (part 1)

A List of the 10 idioms (part 1)1-Work like a charm *  Works  too hard2-Dead wood * People or things which are not  useful or improtant3- Separate sheep from goats *Examining a group of people and deciding thei...
by English Lessons on Jan 12, 2015

Motivational video with some idiomatic expressions

Learn English through this motivational video In this post, I am trying to teach you through this YouTube video. I just love this amazing way to learn a language. You know almost everyone is interested in getting motivated and for that they would jus...
by IELTS Resource on Jan 11, 2015

Motivational video with some idiomatic expressions

Learn English through this motivational video In this post, I am trying to teach you through this YouTube video. I just love this amazing way to learn a language. You know almost everyone is interested in getting motivated and for that they would jus...
by IELTS Resource on Jan 11, 2015

Motivational video with some idiomatic expressions

Wow, I just love this amazing way to learn a language. You know almost everyone is interested in getting motivated and for that they would just read or listen to any kind of English. Here, I have an excellent video by this amazing YouTube user “...
by IELTS Resource on Jan 11, 2015

Idioms Worksheet

Idioms Worksheet – Have Fun Teachinghttp://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/english-worksheets/idiom-worksheets/idioms-worksheet...
by Free Worksheets on Nov 7, 2014

German idioms with colours

  Yesterday I saw somebody with a black eye, which reminded me how we use idioms differently. In English, people have a black eye but in German they have a blue eye (ein blaues Auge). That gave me the idea for the following slide show. I hope I...

Idioms about fish.

there's something fishy about this : means something doubtful or something which is suspected. A big fish in a small pond: when we say that someone is important or powerful but in a small organization.   A fish out of water: someone wh...
by Learn English on May 26, 2014

Tèt Chaje! (E anpil anpil lòt ekspresyon)

Not every Haitian Creole expression in this audio post can be translated word for word.Download link: http://limanecasimi.audioacrobat.com/download/2b1b5975-db17-152c-90ea-e1b2c93ced65.mp3Click to listen to audio: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WYL...
by Haitian Creole on Mar 2, 2014

The Cebuano Alphabet

Filed under: Cebuano Grammar Rules, Cebuano Idioms & Sayings...
by juntariman on Aug 19, 2013

The Cebuano Alphabet

Filed under: Cebuano Grammar Rules, Cebuano Idioms & Sayings...
by juntariman on Aug 19, 2013

Idioms and Phrases

1. The wheels are turning: To become effective or lead to success. 2. To put something to bed: To achieve something one hopes to 3. Skate on thin ice: A bad situation or failure 4. Ace in your hand: Something works for your advantage 5. Bird In T...
by bonala kondal on Apr 15, 2013

25 Common English Idioms For Esl Students

The idioms and expressions below are some of the most common in English. The example sentences showhow idioms are used in context. Have fun!1. As easy as pie means "very easy" (same as "a piece of cake")Example: He said it is a difficult problem, but...
by retno tamia putri on Apr 9, 2013

25 COMMON ENGLISH IDIOMS FOR ESL STUDENTS

The idioms and expressions below are some of the most common in English. The example sentences showhow idioms are used in context. Have fun!1. As easy as pie means "very easy" (same as "a piece of cake")Example: He said it is a difficult problem, but...
by retno tamia putri on Apr 9, 2013

25 Common English Idioms for ESL Students

The idioms and expressions below are some of the most common in English. The example sentences showhow idioms are used in context. Have fun!1. As easy as pie means "very easy" (same as "a piece of cake")Example: He said it is a difficult problem, but...
by retno tamia putri on Apr 9, 2013

Idioms

Idioms are group of words in a fixed order that have a particular meaning that is different from the meanings of each word understood on its own, here are some of those Idioms but be sure that it’s not all of them because there are thousands more.
by writemania on Mar 22, 2013

Una Lección Desde la Carcel por Jeff Smith y Siete Idioms Relacionados

Una Lección Desde la Carcel Por Jeff Smith Jeff Smith pasó un año en prisión. Pero dentro descubrió un ingenio ilimitado y una sabiduría empresarial. Se pregunta: ¿por qué no aprovechar este potencial empresarial para ayudar a ex-convictos a...
by Xochipillienglish on Jan 26, 2013


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