Commonly Confused Words (d-5)

dessert vs desert  I don’t mean to deprecate your accomplishments. – New cars depreciate as soon as they are on the road. Can described the house in perfect detail? – I ascribe good grade in the exam to your hard work. I would like some apple pie for dessert? – This part of …

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Food and Drink Idioms (7)

Food Drinks idioms 7  apple polisher (someone who is nice to a person in authority): John is an apple-polisher. He will do anything for the manager. as easy as shelling peas (quite simple or easy): Learning to drive these latest automatic cars is as easy as shelling peas. In a …

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able

Able  ꭗ He is perfectly a- to handle the problem. √ He is perfectly capable of handling the problem. ꭗ I am not a- to decide on who to invite so far. √ I can’t decide on who to invite so far. ꭗ She felt so sleepy She wasn’t a- …

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Drag

Drag  pull something along the ground: This chair is too heavy to lift, you’ll have to d- it. persuade someone to come away: Leo was enjoying himself at the party so much, I couldn’t d- him away. continue for a longer period of time: I don’t want to d- this …

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1. abandon ship → above reproach

abandon ship → above reproach  abandon ship (to leave a group or company because you think it will fail): The manager and most of engineers had already abandoned ship. a bed of rose (easy and without troubles): Life is not always a bed of roses. abide by (accept and act …

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