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Cabin Fever Posted by on Mar 26, 2020

Do you have cabin fever yet? It’s an English language phrase of American origin, expressing a feeling of restless anxiety and boredom from being indoors for a prolonged period of time. It is also something that you may soon be experiencing. Literally billions of people all over the world are finding themselves in self-isolation, or…

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“Humbug!” and Similar English Exclamations Posted by on Dec 12, 2019

“Christmas a humbug, uncle!” said Scrooge’s nephew. “You don’t mean that, I am sure?” In the story A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, when his nephew wishes him a “Merry Christmas”, Ebenezer Scrooge exclaims, “Bah! Humbug!” It is one of the enduring lines in English literature, known by nearly everyone. But, what exactly does it…

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Idioms with numbers in English – Part 2 Posted by on Mar 31, 2018

What’s up, guys? How have you been doing? Last month we covered some idioms in English related to numbers. So how about we go to the second share of our lesson. It takes two to tango, so join me and let’s go! to put two and two together – to join the pieces, to correctly…

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Idioms with numbers in English – Part 1 Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

Hey, everyone! How are you doing? We use numbers on a daily basis to communicate. Besides, there are many and expressions that use numbers figuratively to give them another meaning. Today, we are going to cover some of these idioms in English. So give me five and let’s do this! at the eleventh hour –…

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Money, money, money: English expressions related to $ Posted by on Sep 18, 2014

Money, we all have it and we all want more of it!  Money is a big part of our lives whether we like it or not; and we all have different ways of approaching our use and saving money.  These common English expressions, idioms, and phrases all about money prove this – some people are…

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