Some commonly used English phrases include everyday greetings such as "How are you?" and "What's going on?" which are met by the common responses, "I'm good," or "fine, thanks." Asides such as "by the way" are frequent, ... More »

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"Grab a bite," "twenty-four seven," "to wolf something down," "barking up the wrong tree" and "the best thing since slice bread" are some common phrases in the English language. Talk English, World English and Smart Word... More »

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Some popular (and potentially confusing) English idioms and phrases are "burning the midnight oil," "barking up the wrong tree," and "at the drop of a hat." "Burning the midnight oil" means working late, and alludes to a... More »

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Some good short dialogues that can help English students learn the language include conversational responses to difficult questions, such as "Can you repeat that?" or "Can you speak more slowly?" Active communication phr... More »

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"Grab a bite," "twenty-four seven," "to wolf something down," "barking up the wrong tree" and "the best thing since slice bread" are some common phrases in the English language. Talk English, World English and Smart Word... More »

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Some Yiddish words used in English today include "nosh," "schnozz," "chutzpah," "klutz" and "putz." One common English expression that is a translation of a Yiddish phrase is, "I need this like I need a hole in the head.... More »

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Some popular (and potentially confusing) English idioms and phrases are "burning the midnight oil," "barking up the wrong tree," and "at the drop of a hat." "Burning the midnight oil" means working late, and alludes to a... More »

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