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10 English Winter Idioms

10 English Winter Idioms

Well, here we are in mid-January—and if you’re in the northern hemisphere, that means it’s winter!  Whether you’re surrounded by lots of snow or just some extra rain, everything is feeling a little extra chilly these days. With cold weather on the brain, we thought it would be a great time to talk about our…

15 Words That Have No English Equivalent

15 Words That Have No English Equivalent

We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the many interesting and useful words that exist in the English language. But what about the ones that don’t exist?  Today, we’re going to look at some wonderful words from around the world that don’t have a direct English translation. Read on! Fantastic words…

13 Idioms About Nature

13 Idioms About Nature

For most of us, life has been quite different over the past few months. Many people have been going outdoors more than usual to enjoy activities while social distancing. Others have been stuck inside, just dreaming of going to a park or a beach.  Whatever you’ve been doing lately, the outside world has probably been…

English Business Vocabulary

English Business Vocabulary

Last week, we discussed 5 Tips to Prepare for a Job Interview in English. If you read that post, you know the steps to impress the interviewer and get the job you want.  Now, you might be wondering if there’s anything you need to know before you start a job. There is! At your new…

15 Common English Idioms

15 Common English Idioms

Has this ever happened to you?  You’re talking with an English speaker and everything is going well. Until . . . What did they just say? They go out dancing once in a blue moon?  That doesn’t make any sense! This confusing expression is called an idiom, and English is full of them.  What Is…