Category Idioms/Phrasal verbs

Quiz card #020

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Quiz card #019

Here’s today’s quiz card. Leave your answers in the comments box. Want more of this language goodness? For the complete list, click: Quiz cards  

Be into /turn into

I used to be into running, going out 6 times-a-week and sometimes training twice-a-day. Nowadays, I don’t run so much because I am more into rowing. I’m also into other activities, such as reading and photography. Another thing I’m into is this website. I spend my free time preparing stuff to share with you because I enjoy it. Do […]

Tall drink of water

“One of the people he met was … a stunning redheaded schoolteacher named Barbara … Divorced and the mother of a young boy, she was a tall drink of water … “ Norman Mailer: A Double Life by J Michael Lennon I’m reading a biography of Norman Mailer, one of the giants of American literature. […]

Egg

Egg – a simple object yet interesting enough for me to write about it here. In class, today, we saw the 3 main parts of an egg: the shell, which is the outer part and is usually brown or white the white, which is the white (obviously) inner part the yolk, which is the inner […]

LEMON

Here’s a photo of a LEMON: No, I haven’t been having an alcoholic lunch. What you’re seeing in the photo is a lemon, which also happens to be a motor scooter. Do I have your attention? So here’s the story. Some years ago I bought a Piaggio Fly 125cc motor scooter with a lovely pearl white finish […]

Shooting the breeze

The last lesson before Christmas of my afternoon class. Here’s the 411A group shooting the breeze over a hot beverage or fresh orange juice in December sunshine. What does shooting the breeze mean anyway? Tell me want you think in the comments box below.