They say "ignorance is bliss," but there's no reason to "take a rain check" on learning more about the English language.
What does it mean for something to be "a dime a dozen"? Why on earth would you tell someone to "break a leg" when wishing them good luck?
Idioms and expressions are a part of everyday English, but they aren't always the easiest to figure out. Many of these phrases have meanings that aren't immediately clear, and it can be confusing when they come up in conversations.
Even more confusing is the experience of hearing an idiom or phrase wrong and believing it to be something completely different until you're eventually corrected.
For instance, "a blessing in disguise" can easily become "a blessing in the skies," which is still less ridiculous than some of the very real idioms you'll find within these pages!
Expanding your knowledge of English and the phrases used by native speakers will not only help you speak more confidently, but it will also assist in understanding complicated conversations and stories.
You'll be "busy as a bee" with these interesting tidbits, so don't leave it "down to the wire" to start learning-- this book will definitely "knock your socks off!"
In this guide, here is just a fraction of what you will discover:
The meanings and history behind 101 phrases and idioms for every situationThe obscure origins of many sayings and their enduring legacy throughout the yearsHow to properly use idioms in casual conversation to boost your speaking ability and conversational skillsExample sentences using the phrases so that you can see them in action
And much more.
Whether you're a native speaker looking to deepen your understanding of these common and not-so-common phrases or are learning English with the goal of speaking naturally and casually, this is the book for you!
You won't be left scratching your head the next time someone offers "a penny for your thoughts"-- you'll be able to "break the ice" with ease.
If you're ready to "read between the lines" and master the art of the idiom, then scroll up and click the "Add to Cart" button right now.