Wednesday, November 21, 2018
1. to hold still: not to move Ex: Please hold still while I adjust your tie. Ex: If you don't hold that camera still, you'll get a blurred picture. 2. to know by sight: to recognize This idiom is used when...
1. to bite off: to accept as a responsibility or task This idiom is often used when one accepts more responsibility than one can handle alone. It is usually used in the form to bite off more than one can...
1. to do without: survive or exist without something (also: to go without) Ex: With prices so high now, I'll have to do without a new suit this year. Ex: As a traveling salesperson, Monica can't do without a...
1. to blow out: to explode, to go flat (for tires); to extinguish by blowing Ex: On our trip to Colorado, one of the car tires blew out when it hit a large hole in the road. Ex: Little...
1. on one's toes: alert, cautious This idiom is usually used with the verbs stay and keep. Ex: It's important for all the players on a soccer team to stay on their toes. Ex: We'd better keep on our toes...
1. inside out: with the inside facing the outside Ex: Someone should tell little Bobby that his shirt is inside out. Ex: The high winds ruined the umbrella by blowing it inside out 2. upside down: with the upper side...
1. to eat in/to eat out: to eat at home/to eat in a restaurant Example: I feel too tired to go out for dinner. Let's eat in again tonight. Ex: When you eat out, what restaurant do you generally...

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