A simile /ˈsɪməli/ is  an expression which compares two things; it always includes the words as or like. You can use similes to make your spoken and written English more colorful and your comparisons - more powerful...

Daily Life English

What's your typical morning like? How's life for you? How about going out on the town? This post will teach you useful English vocabulary to answer the questions in a new, fresh way!

Body Vocabulary

What is shin, thigh and calf? What body shapes are there? And what does weak-kneed or tight-lipped mean? Read this post to find the answers and boost your vocabulary with us!

Fear English

Halloween is just around the corner. Isn't it the right time to talk about what we are afraid of? Read on to know how to talk about fears in English, learn a few alternatives to "scared", and, hopefully, find inspiration to face your fears. 

Are Cliches Bad?

A cliche is a comment that is often used in certain common, everyday situations. It is a comment that most people are familiar with and is therefore not original. Cliches are often used in everyday conversation, and they are also frequently played with in advertising slogans, newspaper headlines and TV news programs...

Top 20 Idioms I have Recently Come Across

Whenever I read something in English, be it a novel or a blog post, I feel like a gold digger. And it's not because of the content or message of what I read, though they may be precious in their turn, but because of the words. Words are gems. They have a power to make your speech stirring and make you shine. I'd really like my students and readers to have a way with words, and that's why I'm going to share some words and idioms I have recently come across. Note that most of them are going to be informal. So, here is my treasure chest for today...