Housework idioms! Let's learn some useful idioms! Spick and Span This is a way of saying very clean! “I need to make sure the kitchen is spick and span before my parents arrive” Clean as a Whistle This is also a way of saying very clean “That hotel bathroom was as clean as a whistle … Continue reading Housework Idioms (Useful Idioms)
Pray vs Prey! These two terms are often confused by English learners. Do you know the difference? Check out my PODCAST!! https://anchor.fm/thinking-english
Welcome to Thinking in English. Today I want to introduce some common English idioms, proverbs, and expressions using the word “fly”. Check out my blog to find a full transcript with all of the phrases I mention included. thinkinginenglish.blog or the link is in the description. And follow me on Instagram! You might also like... … Continue reading “When pigs fly:” Essential English Idioms, Expressions, and Proverbs! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
The grass is always greener on the other side! This expression is used to say that people are never happy with their own situations. Instead, they always think other people have it better! Other people seem happier, more satisfied etc Expressions are a fun thing to learn and really useful part of English! Why don't … Continue reading The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side (English Expressions)
How much money is housework worth? A recent court case in China gave a housewife compensation for doing all of her family's housework, while her husband did not help at all. Millions of hours of unpaid work are done every year. Let’s discuss this further on this episode of Thinking in English! You may be … Continue reading 72. How Much Money is Housework Worth? (English Vocabulary List)
In this episode, I am going to introduce eight idioms that are commonly used in business situations. One of the major problems language learners face when working in a native English environment is recognising and comprehending idioms. Even if you are not interested in business, these idioms are used in many different situations and contexts! … Continue reading 45. Eight More Business English Idioms!!
Everyone has binge-watched a TV show. Only a few weeks ago, I watched the Netflix show the Queen's Gambit in only 3 days. However, is binge-watching actually bad for you? In this episode, of thinking in English, we will look at what binge-watching is and then think about the benefits and consequences of doing it! … Continue reading 44. Is Binge-Watching Bad for You?
On the 20th January, Joe Biden will officially replace Donald Trump as the President of the United States of America. This process is very traditional, and therefore uses traditional and specific vocabulary. Today’s episode will introduce some of the events that will take place on the 20th, and highlight some of the essential vocabulary you … Continue reading 43. Inauguration Day: All the Essential Vocabulary!!
There are thousands of languages in the world. Some are spoken by billions of people, others by less than one hundred! Which country has the most languages? In this episode I’ll answer that question, look at some of the languages spoken in that country, and try to explain why there are so many! https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Gc2iPrSbb7B9zshczESvM?si=3fh9QJMORk-tMecHanbW5A (If … Continue reading 42. Which Country has the Most Languages? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Here are some useful idioms including the word ‘head!’ Have you ever been in over your head with something? We use this idiom when we are in a difficult situation or feel overwhelmed! I was in over my head when I started my old job - I had too much responsibility and had to learn … Continue reading ‘Be in over one’s head’ and ‘Get one’s head around’ (Useful Idioms)