Animal idioms (14)

idioms animal 14 bear market: In this bear market, we do not have the sales volume so far. bell the cat (take a risk): This task is very dangerous. But someone has to bell the cat. bet on the wrong horse: I don’t want to bet the wrong horse, but …

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Phrasal verbs with “take” (6)

Phrasal verbs take up  take up (start doing a job or activity): He will take up his post as CEO next week. take up (fill or occupy an amount of space or time): These video files take up a lot of disk space. – Computer games take up too much …

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Commonly Confused Words (a-5)

amend vs emend  already previously, before now Anna has already agreed to come. all ready completely ready She was all ready to leave.   altar holy table or platform: The couple will exchange vows at the altar. alter change: Can we alter the date of the meeting?   altogether completely, …

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Food and Drink Idioms (13)

idioms food drink 13   chalk and cheese (completely different from each other): They don’t have anything in common with each other. They are chalk and cheese. cherry pick (pick or accept the best): You can cherry-pick the school you want to go to. chew the cud (think carefully): We …

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Castle (synonyms)

Synonyms castle  (a large strong building with thick walls and towers): This castle dates back to the 12th century. citadel (a castle on high ground in or near a city): The quake destroyed a 2000 years old citadel in the city. tower (a tall building or part of a castle …

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