12. accredit → accuse

accredit → accuse  accredit (accept or approve): They accredit programs that meet their high standards. accredit: We accredit the airplane invention to Wright brothers. accrue (accumulate benefits): Interest will accrue if you keep the money in your account. accumulate: I’ll accumulate enough cash to get out of debt eventually. accumulate …

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Animal idioms (1)

beast burden → cat dog life  A donkey in fact is a beasts of burden.  I’m such a birdbrain. I forgot to tank up at the gas station. We had a bird eye’s view of Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower. The course gives you a bird’s-eye view …

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Heart idioms (7)

idioms heart 7 cold-hearted (cruel, uncaring, unfeeling): He became a cold hearted killer consequently. hand on heart (swear that something is true): Are you telling me, hand on heart, that you will never read my private messages? harden your heart (make yourself stop having friendly feelings): She finally  harden her …

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Ways to Respond to an Apology

Ways Respond Apology   It’s fine. Thank you, I appreciate your apology. That’s OK. I appreciate that you’re sorry, but… Never mind. You should be, but I forgive you. It happens. Please don’t let it happen again. It’s okay. Thank you for apologizing. No problem. I accept your apology. That’s …

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Animal idioms (2)

catnap → fish water   If I could take a catnap now, Surly I would feel much better later on. He is a chicken-hearted man, and still afraid of the dark.  He told me a cock and bull story about being late.  We are in fact looking for a volunteer …

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