Sunday, 2 September 2012

Quotes & Quirks no.6

Welcome to Fun English Lessons ~ Quotes & Quirks No.6. It comes out about twice a week and consists of:

  1. Word of the Day
  2. Today's Idiom
  3. Collocation Corner
  4. Phrasal Verb Freak-Out
  5. Inspirational Quote
  6. Voice Recording of the above

I hope you find it useful. From this week I'm adding a collocation - words which commonly go together - and a phrasal verb to your Quotes & Quirks. Welcome to the wonderfully weird world of English - and enjoy.

Please leave your comments or questions below - I always love to hear from you. And tell your friends: the more the merrier!

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Word of the Day
(verb) To make a serious promise to do something.
"Romney vows to rescue US economy."

Today's Idiom
"to hold your ground"
Refuse to change your opinion or actions, even under pressure.
"Obama is determined to hold his ground, despite attacks on his policies from the Republicans."

Collocation Corner
"gather strength"
To prepare yourself for a big effort to come.
"We need to gather our strength for the fight ahead."

Phrasal Verb Freak Out
"bring in"
To introduce or initiate a change.
"We will bring in new legislation if we are elected."

Inspirational Quote
"Here's a two-step formula
for handling stress.

Step 1: Don't sweat the 
small stuff.

Step 2: Remember, it's all
small stuff.
  ~ Anthony Robbins

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