image by blogs.transparent.com In order to be successful at something, it is important to not only start working for your goals, but also to continue working hard as you go and grow. Keeping your eye on the ball can help you achieve your dreams and stay focused on what you want to accomplish. Learn about the expression “keep one’s eye on the ball” and add it to your English … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms: Keep One’s Eye on the Ball
Have you ever encounter a situation or an opportunity that was so unique you thought it would never happen again? You might say that things like that happen once in a blue moon. Why? Well, a blue moon is so rare and happens not-so-frequent, that this expression is used when an event presents itself not very often. Meaning / Synonyms very rarely once after a long time … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms: Once in a Blue Moon
Image courtesy: http://preparedtoanswer.org There are times you can notice or see a very small part of a situation, a concept, or a problem, it is not entirely visible. But, that small portion enables you to imagine or anticipate how big or serious the issue could be. Meaning and Use The idiom ‘tip of the iceberg’ basically means the small part of a much larger … [Read more...] about Idiom: Tip of the Iceberg
Written by Juan Cabrera What are idioms? Study.com defines an ‘idiom’ as an expression that takes on a figurative meaning when certain words are combined, which is different from the literal definition of the individual words. You can start 2020 by using the following idioms, and, at the same time, set goals for yourself! Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained When you try … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms for the New Year!
Reach for the stars! If you hear this phrase, you might picture yourself here on earth lifting your hands up as high as you can to grab a star in the night sky. But it's impossible to touch a star from earth, right? Yes, that's why this phrase is known as an idiomatic expression. English Idioms and Pictures Many times, English speakers use idioms to paint a symbolic … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms: Reach for the Stars