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  • Advanced Words and Idioms for the

    Advanced words and idioms for the New TOEIC Test—Step-up 900 A a going concern生意興隆的業務;發展中的事業a last resort最後手段;絕招a long shot成功希望不大的嘗試;把握不大的猜測;姑妄一猜Abate(使)減弱,減退,減輕,減少abide by (ph.)1.遵守;信守2.承擔...的後果;承受abolition(法律、制度、習俗等的)廢除,廢止abrupt 1. 突然的;意外的 2. (言語、行為)粗魯的,莽撞的,唐突的;生硬的absorb 1. 吸收(液體、氣體等) 2...

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  • French Words

    Les sujets du projet: Sujet 1: - Trois amis se rencontrent, - Vous décidez d’aller à un restaurant, - L’ami va demander quel hotel vous preferez et vous dites votre choix. - Il cherche le numéro et reserve une place pour deux personnes, dans le zone non fumeur. - Il y a une...

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  • English-French Slang-Idioms

    ENGLISH SLANG/IDIOMS SLANG: Nonstandard vocabulary of a given culture or subculture. In other words, slang is typically a nonstandard word, not a phrase as is an idiom. Slang would include words like pooped, to down a drink, boob-tube, threads, bonkers, basket case, to name a few. Slang...

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  • Idiom

    with experience on your side my stomach turn vent her spleen think twice about losing his shirt carved in stone what is in store for teething problems a Walter Mitty in one fell swoop all the time on my hands kicking up a stink move with the times took a shine to ran amok 1. The interviewer...

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  • Idiom

    Blood is thicker than water 血浓于水— 44. blow hot and cold 朝三暮四-- 45. born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth出身富贵— 46. break one’s words 不守信用(言而无信)-- 47. build castles in the air 建空中楼阁— 48. burgeoning with each passing day 蒸蒸日上 49. burn a hole in one’s...

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  • idioms

     IDIOMS Sabrina Ramos 12/18/12 Period:6 1. Clean up the air- To get rid of doubts or hard feelings. All right, let's discuss this frankly. It'll be better if we clear the air. 2. Keep at arm’s length- To keep at a distance; not to allow to...

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  • Idioms

    bad to you, trying to get revenge will only make things worse. 2. "The pen is mightier than the sword." Trying to convince people with ideas and words is more effective than trying to force people to do what you want. 3. "When in Rome, do as the Romans." Act the way that the people around you are...

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  • Idioms

    8 , 9 , ----------------------- PARTS OF THE BODY IDIOMS FINGER HAND TOOTH / TEETH THROAT EARS FOOD IDIOMS cookie NATURE / WEATHER IDIOMS ANIMAL IDIOMS PLANTS IDIOMS MUSIC IDIOMS jazz WAR IDIOMS bullet ballistic bomb bombing war warrior ...

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  • Idioms

    Talk a Lot Intermediate Book 1 Idioms ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Definition of Idioms – from Unit 1: Hotel An idiom is a phrase that has a fixed meaning which cannot usually be understood by studying the...

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  • Idioms

    Vietnamese and English idioms of dogs. PART B: DEVELOPEMENT 1.Definitions of Idioms a.Vietnamese Definition For Vietnamese definitions, I think there is a need to make a distinction between the two terms: “idiom” and “proverb”. Even though the essay only deals with idioms, it is still helpful...

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  • an idiom

    “Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.” ― Brian Tracy tags: knowledge, lifelong-learning “There is nothing more...

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  • Idioms

    A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush- Stick to things that you are sure about rather than chase something you might never achieve. A piece of cake - smth. too easy To be a bag of bones - to be very thin To keep smth. under your hat - keep something secret To wear the trousers - to be the boss...

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  • Idioms

    AMERICAN IDIOMS - to hear sth. by word of mouth/by the grapewine = jedna paní povídala, klepy atd. - to call the shuts in the family = být hlavou rodiny - hen peck husband = podpantoflák - don´t be chicken = nebuď srab - to chicken out = ztratit kuráž - to clound around...

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  • Idioms

    Idioms are words, phrases, or expressions that cannot be taken literally.  In other words, when used in everyday language, they have a meaning other than the basic one you would find in the dictionary.  Every language has its own idioms.  Learning them makes understanding and using a language a lot easier...

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  • Idioms

    An idiom (Latin: idioma, "special property", f. Greek: δίωμα – idiōma, "special feature, special phrasing", f. Greek: διος –idios, "one’s own") is a combination of words that has a figurative meaning owing to its common usage. An idiom's figurative meaning is separate from the literal meaning. There...

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  • Idioms

    passion   between a vulnerable heroine and a rich, powerful male character, is called a   bodice-ripper.   "The novel is a bodice-ripper set in the French revolution." Broad strokes  If something is described or defined with/in broad strokes, it is outlined in a   very general way, without any details...

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  • idioms

    "Just The Way You Are" Ohhhhh ohhhhhh ohhhhhh ohhhhhhh [Verse 1:] Oh, her eyes, her eyes Make the stars look like they're not shinin' Her hair, her hair Falls perfectly without her trying She's so beautiful And I tell her everyday Yeahh I know, I know When I compliment her she won't...

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  • idioms

    IDIOMS (IDIOMS STARTS WITH LETTER E) PRESENTED TO: LEONEL REY FRIAS Harvesters’ Missions International School As a fulfilment in Subject English III By: Jonathan David DL. Gutierrez March 09, 2014 IDIOMS (IDIOMS STARTS WITH LETTER U & V) ...

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  • Idioms

    grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence) - a place or situation that is far away or different seems better than one's present situation The man believes that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence and he always wants to change jobs. “Colors, like features, follow...

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  • Idioms

    Idiom An idiom is an expression whose meaning is different from the meaning of its constituent words. Knowledge of idioms is an important part of comprehension of the English language. Below is a list of some commonly used idioms in English with their meanings and usage. Examples: TURN OVER A NEW...

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