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A vibrant photograph of bright orange carrots, which are the star of our English lesson on an English idiom.

An English Idiom You Should All Know Ep 371

I think itโ€™s true that positive rewards are a better motivation for most people, rather than negative ones. However, if you need someone to do something, and suitable rewards cannot encourage them to act, you sometimes need to highlight negative or even threatening outcomes. Especially if people will not do what you need them to do. Now that took quite a lot of English vocabulary to explain a simple scenario, a native English speaker would prefer to use an English idiom, a metaphor which explains the scenario in a much simpler idiomatic way.

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October 08, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2144

โณ Length 11 min

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A photograph of some walking boots used to help explain the English idiom too big for your boots

English Idioms That Are Too Big For Their Boots Ep 349

I was talking to a British colleague of mine about Adept English recently and mentioned that one of our English lessons will be on English idioms. They said nobody uses idioms that much anymore, and I laughed because the music on the radio at that very moment was Stormzy, a popular English rapper, was literally rapping a song about an English idiom at that very moment. The English use idioms all the time!

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July 23, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1706

โณ Length 9 min

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A photograph of a black forest Pavlova cake with a cherry on top, used to help explain the English idiom the cherry on top of the cake.

Three English Idioms Which Are The Same In French Ep 339

Today we examine 3 common English idioms. English idioms are a pain to learn for new English language learners. We try to make it fun and interesting, so much so you might like these awkward parts of the English language when we finish with them.

Published

June 18, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1920

โณ Length 10 min

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A photograph of red, black and white grapes with acid green grape vine leaves used to help describe the English idiom, heard it through the grapevine.

Online English Tutorial Helping You Speak English Fluently Ep 296

If you are looking for online English tutorials to help you speak English fluently, then youโ€™ve hit the jackpot! Adept English has hundreds of free English tutorials covering English pronunciation, fluently, speaking, listening also common phrases, grammar and finally we have lessons that cover idioms.

Published

January 20, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2239

โณ Length 12 min

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English Fruit Idioms Explained With Sentences Ep 244

Today we have some fun with English fruit idioms that you will hear in everyday English conversation here in Britain. There are a lot of fruit themed idioms in use today, far more than you would expect. I guess we all like fruit and itโ€™s something we all have in common so itโ€™s a powerful way of communicating something we would (or should) understand.

Published

July 22, 2019

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2567

โณ Length 13 min

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English Idioms A Storm In A Teacup Ep 233

When we talk about English idioms, you might think this is a little used or useless part of your English language learning. Something you will probably never come across. You would be wrong!

Published

June 13, 2019

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