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British Culture - Fish and Chips

Posted by English Teacher Jamie on January 24, 2013 at 12:00 — 15 Comments

pray for my interview

Posted by snow zhu on April 23, 2015 at 8:09 — 2 Comments

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Posted by Slavica on February 3, 2013 at 19:30 — 8 Comments

Talk about a book you have read

Posted by asmaa_elasamisy on September 25, 2013 at 1:13 — 14 Comments

Spelling Bee

Posted by Professor of English on July 11, 2011 at 3:00

April Fool's Day!

Posted by English Teacher Jamie on March 31, 2014 at 12:00 — 4 Comments

Early tweets.

Posted by wavingfree on June 28, 2013 at 8:00 — 14 Comments

Vocabulary - Farm Animals

Posted by Slavica on March 15, 2013 at 15:00 — 9 Comments

St Patrick's Day

Posted by Mr Adam on March 13, 2013 at 17:00 — 14 Comments

Outset or Onset?

Posted by tyrant leviathan on March 1, 2012 at 6:30 — 6 Comments

English Idiom!

Burn the candle at both ends!

 

 

Patrick: Jack looks knackered. What's wrong with him?

Wendy: He's been burning the candle at both ends recently. He's clearly not getting enough sleep.

  

Meaning - To be living a busy or hectic life - to be staying awake late and getting up early every day.

 

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Local!

David: Fancy a pint after work on Friday?

Harry: Sure. I'll see you in the local about 8.

 

The local - A person's local neighbourhood pub or bar.

 

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Meaning: To slowly begin to understand something.

 

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