Round Up: Idioms in the English Language

The English language is full of idioms and slang expressions—about 25,000 of them. It can be difficult for English learners to understand and use them correctly. However, once you get the hang of them, you’ll sound a lot more like a native speaker! Here’s a roundup of three past blog posts explaining popular English idioms. …

Idiom Test: Can You Guess the Meanings of Common Idioms?

Learning a new language is always a challenge, and for those practicing English, idioms can be particularly challenging. Idioms are phrases or expressions that mean something different than the literal sense of the words. Idioms are used in all languages and can be very confusing for non-native speakers. For those practicing English, learning idioms is …

Common English Expressions and What They Mean

Idiomatic expressions in any tongue are usually so ingrained in the vocabulary that native speakers don’t think twice about their meanings and usage. However, for someone not as familiar with the language, they can be hard to grasp. Colloquialisms and idiosyncratic sayings often have archaic origins that don’t apply directly to contemporary life, rendering their …