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Idioms

id•i•om

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

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As cocky as the king of spades

To be very proud; to be boastful


Dressed to kill

Dressed for special occasion; wearing one`s finest clothes


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Phrases

phrase

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

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Shipshape and Bristol fashion

To have everything in order; tidy


To be given the sack

To be dismissed from job; to be fired; to lose a job


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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

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To knuckle down

To put more effort or work into something


To back out

A) to withdraw support; to resign from a deal; b) to drive away from a parking space


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Proverbs

pro•verb

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

Quotes

quote

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.

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Lorna Luft

I have a healthy body, free of the chemicals that once controlled it.


James Stewart

I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to


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