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10 Animal Idioms and Their Meanings

  • May 7, 2012
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Humans and animals have a long history. The behavior of animals and their interactions in modern-day situations have inspired a variety of zoological idioms and expressions that are applied to people and everyday circumstances. Here are 10 animal idioms to ponder. <a href=””><img src=”” alt=”” /></a>[Infographic provided by <a href=””><em></em></a>] To download high resolution poster…

12 idioms about money [infographic]

  • January 23, 2012
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Like music and literature, money has an effect on the changing nature of the English language; the “almighty dollar” has inspired many interesting phrases and idioms. What are Idioms? In English, an idiom is a broadly-used phrase with a meaning that may differ quite radically from the actual literal wording. The phrase “time flies” expresses…

10 Musical Idioms

  • November 28, 2011
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English and music evolve constantly and have a tendency to affect each other; a surprising number of idioms have come from music. To download high resolution poster click here. Embed this image to your site: [Infographic provided by] Chin Music Meaningless talk is “chin music”. “Stop the chin music and give me some solutions.”…

Eight phrases we owe to William Shakespeare

  • November 9, 2011
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Love is blind The “blindness” of love is not just a sentiment of English literature; modern research shows that the parts of the brain which control critical thinking are suppressed by feelings of love. Shakespeare used this saying several times, including in The Merchant Of Venice. I am glad ’tis night, you do not look…

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