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Only + full infinitive

“Only + full infinitive” is a set construction. It points to a surprising or frustrating subsequent event. Sometimes it can be replaced by the weaker “but + finite verb”. I went into town to...


Someone/something is a gas

Someone/Something is a gas Someone/Something is a gas: used for saying that someone/something makes you laugh a lot. (ES: Una persona o situación entretenida o divertida) – the party would be a gas


At the drop of a hat

At the drop of a hat At the drop of a hat: If you do something at the drop of a hat, you do it immediately without stopping to think about it. Immediately; instantly<...


Hold your head up

Hold your head up Hold your head up: If you hold your head up high, you are proud and confident of your actions, creation or product. (ES: mantener la cabeza alta) – We lost...



Rewrite the sentences: 1) Mrs. Scott is proud of her cooking. 1) Mrs. Scott prides… 2) It was the goalkeeper who saved the match for us. 2) If it hadn’t… 3) It wasn’t a...

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Flashcards are a great way to learn vocab words because they force you to study actively. They naturally aid repetition, a key for study. Nobody remembers everything from the first try. Our brain takes up...


The language of tears

1 2 3 4 5 6 7.  8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 The ability to weep is a uniquely human form of emotional response. Some sientists have suggested that human tears...


You sound like a broken record

Sound like a broken record Sound like a broken record: to say the same thing over and over again (ES: te repites como un disco rayado) “Oh, enough, Julie! You’re a broken record! I...



Cutting Edge Cutting Edge: advanced, the most modern stage of development in a particular type of work or activity (ES: avanzado, innovador, punta) We bring you some cutting edge tutorials on DevOps, Design Patterns


Expressions with “Make”

Complete the sentences by using the following words. Use each word once only.. 1) It makes no to me how old he is. 2) He bought her flowers to make for being late 3)...