More Common English Idioms

This week we’re going to decode another baker’s dozen of commonly-used English idioms. Click here to see our first blog post on English idioms. For those of you who aren’t regular readers of our blog, an idiom is a phrase whose meaning is different from the dictionary definitions of the words that comprise it. Idioms pose…

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Common English Idioms

An idiom is a phrase whose meaning is different from the dictionary definitions of the words that comprise it. Idioms pose a special challenge for non-native English speakers precisely because you can’t determine their figurative meanings from their literal meanings. English contains thousands of idioms, making it neither possible nor practical to cover all of…

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