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Idiom: Take after someone (meaning & examples)

The idiom "take after someone" means to resemble, look like or have the same qualities as a relative. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Talk back (meaning & examples)

The idiom "talk back" means to rudely reply to someone. Here are some examples that will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Turn up the heat (meaning & examples)

The idiom "turn up the heat" means to intensify criticism or pressure on someone. These examples will help you understand this phrase.

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Idiom: In the grand scheme of things (meaning & examples)

The idiom "in the grand scheme of things" means looking at the situation in a broader or more general way. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Talk some sense into someone (meaning & examples)

The idiom "talk some sense into someone" means to try to help someone to see a situation more realistically. Here are some examples to help you understand this idiom.

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c (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under fire" means being attacked by firearms or words. Here are some examples that will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up to something (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up to something" means secretly doing or planning something. Click to read the other definitions of this idiom and lots of examples.

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Idiom: Those three little words (meaning & examples)

The idiom "those three little words" refers to the words "I love you." Read our sentence examples to better understand this idiom.

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Common T idioms in English

With this T idioms list it won't “TAKE forever” to learn idioms. Although it “TAKES some doing” you’ll be happy how quickly idioms can “TAKE hold” in your mind.

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Learn the English Colors

Your guide to English colors with a video to help pronunciation and lots of different shades of color. Expand your vocabulary easily.

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Idiom: Until hell freezes over (meaning & examples)

The idiom "until hell freezes over" means something will happen forever or that something is unlikely to happen. These examples will better help you understand.

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Idiom: Up for something (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up for something" has several meanings. One is to be interested in doing an activity. Here are the other definitions with lots of examples.

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Idiom: Unaccustomed to something (meaning & examples)

The idiom "unaccustomed to something" means someone is not used to something. Here are some sentence examples that will help you better understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Under one’s belt (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under one’s belt" means having the experience of doing something. Here are some examples that will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Red-carpet treatment (meaning & examples)

The idiom "red-carpet treatment" means to treat someone with special care and attention. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up until (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up until" means until or to a certain time. Read these sentence examples to better understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Toot your own horn (meaning & examples)

The idiom "toot your own horn" means to boast or brag about your talents, successes or accomplishments. These examples will help you understand this phrase.

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Learn Spring Allergies Vocabulary

This Spring allergies vocabulary will be very helpful when you want to describe the unwanted reactions to pollen that happens during the Spring season.

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9 Important Spring Idioms

Learn these spring idioms and you'll feel a spring in your step. Many of these idioms reflect how flowers and leaves burst open suddenly in spring.

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Read, Listen and Learn English: Washington, DC's Cherry Blossoms

This newsletter features an article and MP3 recording about Washington, DC's annual Cherry Blossom Festival. The article includes many vocabulary definitions.

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Idiom: Turn into a pumpkin (meaning & examples)

The idiom "turn into a pumpkin" refers to need to go to bed or return home because it's late at night. Learn the origins of this phrase here.

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Idiom: The same to you (meaning & examples)

The idiom "the same to you" is a polite way to wish the same good thing that someone has said to you. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Throw a temper tantrum (meaning & examples)

The idiom "throw a temper tantrum" describes an uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Uncharted waters (meaning & examples)

The idiom "uncharted waters" refers to an unfamiliar and often difficult or dangerous situation. These examples will help you understand this phrase.

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Idiom: Under the weather (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under the weather" means feeling sick, especially sick with the flu or a common cold. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Under arrest (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under arrest" refers to when the police take someone into custody (arrests them) and takes them to the police station. Here are some examples...

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Idiom: Under the table (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under the table" means something is done secretly (and often illegally). Here are some examples to help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up to someone (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up to someone" means to be responsible for doing something or choosing something. Read these sentence examples to better understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up and about (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up and about" means to be out of bed after illness and moving again. Here are some examples that will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up against something (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up against something" means being in opposition with something / someone. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Ready to Roll (meaning & examples)

The idiom "ready to roll" means something is ready to start or someone is ready to leave a place. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Under construction (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under construction" means something is being built. Here are some sentence examples that will help you better understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Under oath (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under oath" means having made a formal promise or taken an oath to say the truth. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Recharge your batteries (meaning & examples)

The idiom 'recharge your batteries' means to rest or relax in order to get energy back to do things again. Check out these sentence examples...

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Idiom: Up to par (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up to par" means something is at the usual and expected standard. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Under one’s breath (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under one’s breath" means speaking very quietly with a whisper or low voice. Here are some examples that will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up the creek (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up the creek" means to be in trouble or a difficult situation. Read these sentence examples to better understand this idiom.

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Family Vocabulary in Pictures

Learn family vocabulary by going through this family tree video. Pretend you're the dude with the beard and you'll learn how everyone is related to you.

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Idiom: Up to no good (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up to no good" means doing something wrong or bad. Read these sentence examples to better understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Under pressure (meaning & examples)

The idiom "under pressure" means experiencing a lot of stress and anxiety. Here are some examples to help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up for grabs (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up for grabs" means something is possible for anyone to have. Read these sentence examples to better understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Until all hours (meaning & examples)

The idiom "until all hours" means until very late. Here are some examples that will help you understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up for discussion (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up for discussion" means something is scheduled to be talked about. These examples will help you understand this idiom.

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TED Talk English Learning Activity - How to Use a Paper Towel

This English learning activity is based Joe Smith's TED Talk. It will help you learn to properly use a paper towel. It's a fun way to practice your English.

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Idiom: Head in the sand (meaning and examples)

The idioms 'head in the sand' means to ignore or refuse to think about a problem or something unpleasant. These examples help you learn how to use this phrase.

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Idiom: Wear your heart on your sleeve (meaning & examples)

The idiom 'wear your heart on your sleeve' means to show your feelings openly. These sentence examples will help you understand and remember this phrase.

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Learn English Animals Vocabulary

This animals vocabulary list covers the basics. Watch the video to hear the names pronounced and see pictures of each animal to practice.

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Idiom: Ups and downs (meaning & examples)

The idiom "ups and downs" refers to 1) good and bad things or 2) both good and bad times. Read these sentence examples to better understand this idiom.

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Idiom: Up in arms (meaning & examples)

The idiom "up in arms" means to be angry or upset. Here are some examples that will help you understand this idiom.

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