Common Idiomatic expressions

Common Idiomatic expressions

Idiomatic expressions   In case you are wondering ,this is a post about idioms, so let´s to clarify what an idiom is. The OED describes it as “a group of words established by usage as having meaning not deducible from the meanings of the individual...
Common Idiomatic expressions

Word formation exercise in Cambridge Exams

Have a look of the table below. Would you be able to fill the gaps? Firstly, you need to think about the kind of words that you need. For examle, do I need a verb ? or, do I need and adjective ? Secondly, is the new word negative?  If so, you might need a prefix (e.g....
Common Idiomatic expressions

Commonly used Idiomatic expressions

Commonly used idiomatic expressions Match the expression with the correct meaning. The first one is done for you.   1. Fly on the wall  –> (c)  a) No possible excuse 2.  Fish out of water  b) Not care if something happens 3. Hit the roof c) Observing a...
Common Idiomatic expressions

Transformation sentences

Transformation sentences . Complete the second sentence so it has the same meaning as the first. You must use the words in bold in the second sentences Example 1 I can’t remember the plot at all.Forgotten I have forgotten what the plot is about.   2 He said the...
Common Idiomatic expressions

Phrasal verbs with “come”

Here you have a free phrasal verb exercise. Match the numbered phrasal verbs with the correct definition. The first one is done for you.    1.Come across-1g a) recover consciousness 2 come up with  b) become sick 3  come around c) create or invent something  4 come...
Baffling English spelling and pronunciation

Baffling English spelling and pronunciation

In my experience, the most common complaint language learners make about English is that the spelling of words often has little or nothing to do with their pronunciation. For example, teaching someone how to write the letter “a” is easy enough  , however they then...
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