Learn English Idioms I
Learn English Idioms I
The title needs work but it describes best what is inside. Send this to whomever you like. It’s FREE! This ebook covers, in order of appearance, the entire Idioms poster (approximately 1050 idioms) located at the www.squidoo.com/idioms site. Additional learning resources are also on the site. I’ve made this ebook as small as possible so that you can help send it around the world! Remember, it’s free to share and send. I welcome your comments and suggestions for this book and for the website.
Congratulations! You are beginning a journey that will enhance your knowledge of English as well as your knowledge of American idioms. You will learn a great deal about American culture and how Americans think from this ebook. If you have read this far, you know that this ebook is for advanced language learners. It is impossible to overstate the importance of idioms in a language. They are all around us in everyday use. I created this ebook not as a final reference to American language idioms but as a handy guide to using them. It will help you understand the ways in which Americans use idioms (and we use them often, and most of the time without realizing we are using them). You will need to ask a native English speaker for additional ways to use these phrases. I have tried to be as clear as possible in defining them. Sometimes the best way to define them was to use them in situations instead of using a dictionary definition. I have used most of the idioms at one time or another during my life. Others were sent to me by well-meaning individuals who knew about this project. I have separated the idioms into a few categories but many fit into two or more. So, without any further introduction, read these and try to hear them. Since there are 1000 to choose from, you should have no trouble hearing them. Soon you may actually be using them too! I am including a “frequency of... [continues]
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