There are any number of books that will help you learn entire word lists from ‘aberrant’ to ‘zenith.’ But slang expressions are harder to pick up if you only rely on your textbooks and word lists as your learning resources. Original article here.
What do you do when someone is annoying you endlessly? Sometimes you yell at them and put an end to it. And sometimes, I guess you just deal with it. We all know the word ‘deal’ I am sure, but this week we’ll look some idiomatic usage of this word. Original Article here.
The word ‘crash’, used idiomatically, refers to sleeping especially in the sense of staying over and spending the night in a particular place. When you talk about ‘crashing at’ some place, or about ‘crashing with’ someone, you are referring to temporary sleeping arrangements… Original article here.
It’s common for everyone to have a schedule these days—elaborate plans packed with specific tasks to accomplish, places to be, appointments to keep, and so on. One of the consequences of tight schedules is that we always need to be going somewhere. And, in order to reach somewhere, we need to first leave from somewhere. …
“When you say something costs more, that is a neutral statement without any implicit judgement. However, when you say that ‘the prices have been jacked up,’ you are making a complaint…” Original article here.