It'll be a long day in January
describing something that will never happen
e.g. It'll be a long day in January when you beat me at basketball.
Mad as a March hare
acting crazy (hares act crazy during their March breeding sesons)
e.g. I like John but he acts as mad as March hare.
April showers bring May flowers
rain in April = flowers growing
e.g. You hate this rainy weather but remember April showers bring May flowers.
when one person in a relationship is a lot older than the other
e.g. People ...
fat as a beached whale
e.g. John is as fat as a beached whale.
not be the only pebble on the beach
to not be the only person who is important in a situation or in a group
e.g. It's time to learn that she's not the only pebble on the beach!
young woman who frequents beaches
e.g. Kate is a beach bunny and she offered to put lotion on me.
bring sand to the beach
to do something redundant or pointless, usually in the context of bringing something to a ...
Write first and then edit
When you have freedom of thought and flow, you may be more creative in writing. So don't write and correct at the same time! First - write. Then - edit. You'll see better results.
Give yourself time
Be sure that if you write, you have still much time to read it many times and check spelling mistakes or some errors.
Quality over quantity
Write a little less but check if things you have written make sense.
Print your paper out
Not always you'll be able to see all mistakes on the screen. Seeing your ...
A few times every year, the Oxford English Dictionary adds new words and definitions to its vast collection of the English language. It's important to keep up to date with the latest patterns by adding new dictionary words.
Today we show the list of the most interesting new words that were added in 2015:
A temporary training program in a workplace, especially one offered to students as part of a course of study. (It's very similar to an internship, but usually given by educational institutions)
e.g. My friend is doing a six week externship with production ...
Not very common. You may find it in news headlines.
A cool, casual way to say goodbye. Follow 'Later!' with something like: 'mate', 'bro', 'dude' or 'man'.
The most common way to say goodbye in English. You can say "'Bye" to anyone you know, from friends to coworkers to clients.
Usually used by children and adults say it when speaking to children.
All right then!
Not very common phrase. Very relaxed and colloquial.
See you later!
Used with almost anyone. You're saying goodbye to someone in person. Talking to someone on the ...
Must is a modal verb and it does not have an infinitive form. The obligation to do something can (and frequently does) exist in the present. So we have to use an alternative way of expressing the idea in the future - will have to.
Look how to use 'will have to' to express obligation:
I will have to wait until Monday to go to the doctor.
You will have to learn more to pass the exam.
Now look at some examples of 'will have to' in the negative form:
The kids won't have to go to school ...
To eliminate a problem, have victory.
Hurry up (used as 'step on it').
If a company or business goes under, it fails financially.
To lose consciousness.
Run into / Bump into
To meet someone you know when you are not expecting to.
To remove something.
Something that you say in order to tell someone to stop touching someone or something.
Refers to prepared meals purchased at a restaurant, that the purchaser intends to eat elsewhere.
Go out socially with someone, especially a date.
If two people drift apart, they gradually become ...