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Idiom of the Week (2-19-18)

February 19, 2018

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Idiom: Backhanded compliment Meaning: a criticism that is phrased in such a way that it appears to be a compliment 1. Patricia said she can’t wear fake gold jewelry the way I can because it turns her skin green, and I think ...

Idiom of the Week (2-12-18)

February 12, 2018

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Idiom: An Albatross around (one's) neck  Meaning: something or someone that is a burden and difficult to get rid of Examples: 1. That car costs you so much to repair. It has become an albatross around your neck. Why don...

Idiom of the Week (2-5-18)

February 5, 2018

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Idiom: Cross the Rubicon or Crossing the Rubicon Meaning: To make a decision which cannot be reversed; it comes from the name of the river Julius Caesar crossed with his army, thereby starting a civil war in Rome...

Idiom of the Week (1-29-18)

January 29, 2018

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Idiom: Just because you pour syrup on it, don't make it pancakes. Meaning:  It is impossible to turn something ugly or inferior into something attractive or of value.  ...

Idiom of the Week (1-22-18)

January 22, 2018

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Idiom: Take what someone says with a grain of salt. Meaning: Regard something as exaggerated or only a part of something is believable. ...

Idiom of the Week (1-15-18)

January 15, 2018

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 Idiom: Steal someone's thunder Meaning: To upstage someone; to destroy the effect of what someone does or says by doing or saying the same thing first....

Idiom of the Week (1-8-18)

January 8, 2018

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Idiom: Cross that bridge when you come to it Meaning: Deal with a problem if and when it becomes necessary, not before....

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