The influence of French on English • Blonde • Brunette • Bachelor • Fiancé • Cuisine • Menu • Restaurant • Avant-garde • Laissez-faire • Entrepreneur •…
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Sympathy for English learners • Where English speakers live might surprise you • Pants vs. trousers • Coke vs. soda vs. pop • Kitty corner vs. catty co…
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The impact of the Bible on English • Let there be light • Rise and shine • See eye to eye • Go the extra mile • Put words in one's mouth • Drop in the …
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The impact of Shakespeare on English • Swagger • Hot-blooded • Cruel to be kind • Neither a lender nor a borrower be • To thine own self be true
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Euphemisms! • To be let go • Between jobs • Vertically challenged • Passed away • Number 1 and number 2 • and more!
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Another heavy topic • Words and sayings for global conflict • US vs. UK English hand signals could get you into trouble
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A heavy topic • Words and sayings for when you are sick • The many languages of tally marks
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Give a heads up • Got away from me • Switch gears • Get a shot • A jab
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Certainty and doubt - Sure • Without a doubt • Beyond a shadow of a doubt • Wouldn't bet on it • To the best of my knowledge • Having second thoughts
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Be out of your hands • Get out of hand • Live hand to mouth • Take the words right out of my mouth • Say a mouthful • Words for disgust • St. Patrick's…
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That escalated quickly • Have a history • Burn bridges • Borrow trouble • UNICEF • NIMBY • WYSIWYG • Extra resources
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The month of March • Stormy sayings • Pronouncing "tr" • Weird words
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