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2. International Idioms.........................92
ESPRESIONES IDIOMATICAS INTERNACIONALES
3. Review of Perfect Modals....................5
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4. Advanced Verbs.............................42
5. Vocabulary Words............................31PRONUNCIACION DE VOCABULARIO
6. Glossary of Common Phrasal Verbs.........75
GLOSARIO DE VERBOS CON PARTICULA
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In continuation, I will readthe most COMMON AND USEFUL IDIOMS of the English language. Idioms are expressions which are more or less permanent in a language. Slang is language used temporarily, and usually by a certain group of language speakers.
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A Idiom Definition: Example:
To ace To do especially well I need toace that exam in order to pass the course
And then some And even more I need to lose five kilos and then some!
To bad mouth To say bad things about someone She is always bad mouthing people!
To be a piece of cake To be very easy Passing that exam is a piece of cake
To be all ears To be very interested listening to something I am all ears when it comes to hearing gossip about my co-workers
To be broke To have no money We are usually broke just before pay day
To be down in the dumps To be depressed She was down in the dumps about losing her job
To be fed up with To be very tired of something The children were fed up with their mother scolding them all the time
To be in and out To make a quick visit He was in and out like a flash!
To be on the go To be busy I’ve been on thego all day. I can’t wait to go home and relax
To be on the road To be traveling That salesman is on the road almost every day
To be over To be finished The movie will be over by ten o’clock
To be up and running To get up / to be actived I was up and running by 6 a.m. this morning
To be used to To be accustomed to He isn’t used to working at night
To beat around the bush To avoid being directSay what you want to say ! Stop beating around the bush
Beats me I don’t understand It beats me how he gets away with doing no homework and still gets good grades
To bomb out To fail / to do a terrible job (on a test) I really bombed out on the written part of my driver’s test
To call it a day To stop doing something I’m really tired! I think I’ll call it a day
Can’t make head nor tailsof something To not be able to understand I can’t make head nor tails of the math homework
To catch one’s eye To get one’s attention The girls in bikinis really caught his eye
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To change one’s mind To change one’s opinion She changed her mind about wearing the red dress
Cool it ! Calm down ! Don’t get so nervous before an exam. Just cool it!