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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....

Idiom of the Week (3-12-18)

March 12, 2018

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Idiom: in apple pie order Meaning: in neat order, good condition The house was a dreadful mess when Mrs. Jackson arrived, but she had the kids put it in apple pie order.   ...

Idiom of the Week (3-5-18)

March 5, 2018

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Idiom: to throw down the gauntlet Meaning: to challenge someone (when the gauntlet, or medieval glove was thrown down, the challenged one was required to pick it up) The principal of McCluer threw down the gauntlet, and McCluer N...

Idiom of the Week