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March's Idioms

Here are a few of the idioms and expressions that we've come across in the conversation classes this month.

Adrian Chiles article

A clever clogs is someone who is very clever - it's often (but not always) used in a negative way.

He nailed it means he did something really well.

To bang on about something means to talk excessively. For example "Stop banging on about it!"

6-minute English - For the Love of Languages

To take the words out of somebody's mouth means you've said the same thing that they wanted to say.

Tim's pronunciation workshop: Schwa

A piece of cake is something that is very easy to do

Henry VIII article

If instructions are followed to the letter, they are followed very precisely

Which idioms did we discuss in February? Click here to find out.

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