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EOI Teacher Sep 26
✔ To speak highly of someone/something 》To say very good things about someone or something. 🙎‍♀️ Joe, this is Mark Smith. 👨🏻‍🦱 Hi, Joe. Nice to meet you 🤵 Hi Mark! Nice to meet you. My brother speaks highly of you.
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EOI Teacher Sep 25
✔ Behind one's back 》If you do something behind one's back, you do it secretly and in an unfair way. ▪︎Sometimes I feel that people are talking about me behind my back. ▪︎Why did you go behind my back? You should have told me!
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ESL convo 16h
Would you ever write a book?
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Learner's Dictionary Sep 28
Idiom: (as) American as apple pie = very or typically American Baseball is as American as apple pie.
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EOI Teacher Sep 27
✔ To take the liberty (of _ing) (formal) 》To do something without asking permission, because you think nobody will mind what you have done. ▪︎I took the liberty of asking Joe to join us for dinner. I hope you don't mind.
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EOI Teacher Sep 28
✔ To get/go beyond a joke 》(of a situation) To be or become extremely annoying or worrying. ▪︎Enough is enough, your behaviour has gone beyond a joke this time! ▪︎Weather conditions are getting beyond a joke in this area.
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Arjana Blazic Sep 25
Personalize reading with ReadTheory - an adaptive tool for enhancing student reading skills
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EOI Teacher Sep 25
✔ To catch someone off guard 》To surprise someone by doing or saying something that they do not expect. ▪︎The journalist caught the senator off guard with her question. ▪︎He's really clever, make sure he doesn't catch you off guard.
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EOI Teacher 12h
✔ A fine-tooth comb 》If you examine something with a fine-tooth comb, you do it carefully and in great detail. ▪︎The boss will examine our report with a fine-tooth comb before giving us green light to continue with our project.
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EOI Teacher 13h
✔ The big picture 》A wide perspective of a situation or an issue, and not just particular parts of it. ▪︎He is talking about a small problem, but our project is much more than this. We mustn't lose sight of the big picture.
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English URV Sep 28
The Welcome Session for Masters’ students id about to start!
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The TEFL Academy Sep 23
We love this quote from Benjamin Franklin! Investing in knowledge is an investment for the rest of your life 🤑
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NikPeachey Sep 27
10 Short Image Lessons is a collection of fluency activities that encourage students to think creatively and empathise with others
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EOI Teacher Sep 21
✔ Bang for one's/the buck (🇺🇸 inf.) 》Good value for the money that you spend. ▪︎If I sold my car now I'd get a lot of bang for my buck. ▪︎It's an excellent hotel and it isn't expensive. You get a lot of bang for the buck.
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EOI Teacher Sep 26
✔ A bowl of cherries 》Said to mean that life is full of pleasure, but it is often used negatively to mean the opposite. ▪︎When I was fired and I found myself penniless, I realized that life wasn't exactly a bowl of cherries.
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Miss Hillsmith🙋🏻‍♀️ 14h
I’ve taught 1-1 and older adults in a male-only class before, but I’ve never taught a group of 16-18 boys. It’s cool, but I feel a bit awkward.
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EOI Teacher Sep 27
✔ To fast-track 》To accelerate a progress in order to meet a goal or achieve something more quickly than usual. ▪︎I had to pay a fee to fast-track my application. ⚽️ Our coach has fast-tracked some young players into the line-up.
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Learner's Dictionary Sep 22
Idiom: let sleeping dogs lie = to ignore a problem because trying to deal with it could cause an even more difficult situation I thought about bringing up my concerns but decided instead to let sleeping dogs lie.
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EOI Teacher Sep 24
✔ Rock bottom 》The lowest possible level. ▪︎Confidence in this government has reached rock bottom. ▪︎We had to sell our products at rock-bottom prices. ▪︎When his wife left him he was at rock bottom.
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EOI Teacher Sep 28
✔ To fill someone's shoes 》To replace someone and do that person's job in a satisfactory way. ▪︎The boss is doing a lot for our business; nobody can fill his shoes. ▪︎It will be difficult to fill her shoes when she retires.
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