Tagged with idioms

A winning game

A winning game

The Euro 2012 is on and Wimbledon and the Olympic Games are about to start, so I think it’s time for an idiom post on sports and games! Ready? Set. Go! 1.’To be a good sport’ means to behave fairly, not to complain when one is beaten. For example, ‘He was a good sport although … Continue reading

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It’s raining cats and dogs!

It’s raining cats and dogs!

If you are a student and have spent any time in Britain, you will have noticed that the British like to talk about the weather. It’s one of our favourite small talk topics! You may wonder what is so special about our weather that we feel the need to talk so much about it and … Continue reading

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I’ll eat my hat if I’m wrong!

I’ll eat my hat if I’m wrong!

My upper-intermediate class has been learning about fashion this week. We had a look at some topic vocabulary and discussed questions to do with the fashion industry. So I thought I’ll post a few idioms connected to fashion. 1. ‘I’ll eat my hat if I’m wrong!’ A promise to do something impossible if one is … Continue reading

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