Archive for November, 2014

Idioms: Identifying Idioms

Before doing this idiom exercise, make sure you read the lesson on types of idioms found in this post: What are idioms? Directions:  Identify the idiom in each sentence and name what type of idiom it is. Write your answers in the comment box. 1. I don’t know much about design, so I gave the […]

What Are Idioms?

Idioms are expressions which have a meaning that is not obvious from the individual words. For example, the idiom drive somebody round the bend means make somebody angry or frustrated, but we cannot know this just by looking at the words. The best way to understand an idiom is to see it in context. If […]