Barrier

Synonyms barrier  (a bar, wall, fence or gate that stops people or vehicles from entering a place): The cottage was surrounded by an old wooden fence. barricade (a temporary structure placed across a road, path, etc. to prevent people from getting through): After all police erected a barricade across the …

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Animal idioms (3)

idioms animal 3  This kind of technic will always keep you ahead of the pack. Lucy always has to have a lame duck to look after. The mortgage debt also is an albatross around my neck. How did you find out it was my birthday? – A little bird told me. …

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Phrasal verbs with Work (1)

Phrasal verbs work 1   His lack of experience can work against getting a job. I need to work at my handwriting. I have been working away in the garden all day. (add or include): I want to work in some interesting points in the article. I should work more …

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Commonly Confused Words (d-1)

dairy vs diary dab (touch lightly): Dab your eye with a tissue till it’s clean. dub (change the original language): He’d rather watch a movie with subtitles than one dubbed into English. The doctor told me to cut down red meat and dairy. Daniel used to keep a diary when …

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Food and drink idioms 3

Food Drink idioms 3  a big cheese (an important person): His father is in fact a big cheeses in one of the major banks. all the tea in China (at any price): But I love this car—I wouldn’t sell it for all the tea in China! a good egg (a …

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