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Idiom of the Week (10-8-2018)

October 7, 2018

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A Doubting Thomas:  A skeptic who needs physical or personal evidence in order to believe something.

Idiom of the Week (10-1-2018)

September 30, 2018

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A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush:  Having something that is certain is much better than taking a risk for more, because chances are you might lose everything. [Bird in the hand] - What you already have. ...

Idiom of the Week (5-21-18)

May 21, 2018

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Idiom: A Chip On Your Shoulder Meaning: Being upset for something that happened in the past. Example: Everyone knew that the man had a chip on his shoulder the size of Texas because his little sister had been so spoiled by his ...

Idiom of the Week (5-14-18)

May 14, 2018

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Idiom: A Blessing In Disguise Meaning: Something good that isn't recognized at first. Example: The man realized that losing his job was actually a blessing in disguise now that he found a better job and was able to spend mor...

Idiom of the Week (5-7-18)

May 7, 2018

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Idiom: A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush Meaning: Having something that is certain is much better than taking a risk for more, because chances are you might lose everything. Example: The senior knew a bird in the ...

Idiom of the Week (4-30-18)

April 30, 2018

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Idiom: Achilles' heel Meaning: A metaphor for a fatal weakness in spite of overall strength. Example: While he was unbelievably good at playing basketball, free throws were always Shaq’s Achilles’ heel. Fouling him to send ...

Idiom of the Week (4-23-18)

April 23, 2018

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In honor of Shakespeare’s birthday,  here are several idioms created by him that we still use today. Shakespearean Idioms: Lie low - To hide so you will not be caught by someone. Good riddance - To be happy when s...

Idiom of the Week (4-16-18)

April 16, 2018

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Idiom: Ace in the hole Meaning: A hidden or secret strength, or unrevealed advantage. Example: When she learned the exam was mostly essay, she knew she would do well because essay writing was her ace in the hole.  ...

Idiom of the Week (4-9-18)

April 9, 2018

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Idiom: A dime a dozen Meaning: Anything that is common, inexpensive, and easy to get or available any where.

Idiom of the Week (04-02-18)

April 2, 2018

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Idiom: a red herring Meaning: something that diverts attention from the main issue (a long time ago, hunters would a red herring (a stinky fish) along the path they walked so wolves and other animals that might be hunting th...

Idiom of the Week (4-2-18)

April 2, 2018

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Idiom: Rose-colored glasses; to view the world or issues through rose-colored glasses Meaning: Expressing a positive attitude or view of the world, a problem, or an issue...

Idiom of the Week (03-19-18)

March 19, 2018

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Idiom: to rule the roost Meaning: to be in charge, to be master (a roost is a perch where domestic birds can sleep) Although he is a lowly private in the army, at home he rules the roost....

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