A Bad Workman Blames His Tools (English Expressions)

A bad workman blames his tools! We use this expression to describe when someone has blamed a mistake or failure on the things they use! Not just workmen, but any person! Expressions are a fun thing to learn and really useful part of English! Why don't you try to incorporate some expressions into your daily … Continue reading A Bad Workman Blames His Tools (English Expressions)

Taking Care Of Number One (English Expressions)

Taking care of number one! If you put your own needs, concerns, or responsibilities before those of anyone else, then you are taking care of number one! Expressions are a fun thing to learn and really useful part of English! Why don't you try to incorporate some expressions into your daily English? Check out my … Continue reading Taking Care Of Number One (English Expressions)

“Stab in the back,” “Back to the wall,” “Behind your back”: 6 Essential ‘Back’ Idioms (English Vocabulary Lesson)

On today’s episode of Thinking in English, let’s learn some useful idioms revolving around your ‘back!’ You may also like... ‘Ghost towns,’ ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous,’ and ‘Graveyard Shift’: Idioms and Phrases for a Spooky Halloween (English Vocabulary Lesson) “Have Egg on Your Face,” “Put Your Foot in it,” and “Sheepish”: Idioms and Phrases for Embarrassing … Continue reading “Stab in the back,” “Back to the wall,” “Behind your back”: 6 Essential ‘Back’ Idioms (English Vocabulary Lesson)

The Battle is Lost, But the War is Not Over (English Expressions)

The battle is lost, but the war is not over! This idiom is used to describe when you suffer a minor failure, but still have the larger, important, or overarching goal to aim for! Expressions and proverbs are a fun thing to learn and really useful part of English! Why don't you try to incorporate … Continue reading The Battle is Lost, But the War is Not Over (English Expressions)

“When pigs fly:” Essential English Idioms, Expressions, and Proverbs! (English Vocabulary Lesson)

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)

To Count Your Chickens Before They Are Hatched (English Expressions)

To Count Your Chickens Before They Are Hatched! This expression is used when we want to say you shouldn't depend on something until you know for certain it will happen. Expressions are a fun thing to learn and really useful part of English! Why don't you try to incorporate some expressions into your daily English? … Continue reading To Count Your Chickens Before They Are Hatched (English Expressions)