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A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words


To go ape

To become very excited or angry

Once in a blue moon

Seldom; very rarely

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A small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause.


To not give one lota

To be careless;

Jumping on the bandwagon

To follow the trends; to follow the crowd just to be accepted or liked by others

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Phrasal Verbs

phras•al verb

An idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element, typically either an adverb, or a preposition


To look out on

To face; to overlook (a view)

To wear off

Disappear gradually

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A short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice


All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

Someone who works constantly becomes boring; too much work will make someone uninteresting socially

It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all,

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Repeat or copy out (a group of words from a text or speech), typically with an indication that one is not the original author or speaker.


Lawrence Durrell

The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love l

John Muir

Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend

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