If you are reading this article, you've probably read the first part of "Mind Idioms" and are back for more. That's great! It means your brain and mind are hungry for new knowledge, and we've prepared something to satisfy them both. Read on to boost your vocabulary and practice the idioms from this article. Mind … Continue reading Mind Idioms. Part 2
“It may be coincidence that the decline of newspapers has corresponded with the rise of social media. Or maybe not.” Ryan Holmes, founder and CEO of Hootsuite Read this post to make sure you know and remember the difference between maybe and may be. Do the exercise at the bottom of the page to check … Continue reading Maybe or May Be?
In "On my Mind vs. In my Mind" we have touched on not only the difference between the two phrases but also on some common idioms with "in my mind" in particular (e.g. bear in mind, fresh in my mind, etc.). Follow the link above to go over the idioms and boost your vocabulary even … Continue reading Mind Idioms. Part 1
In this post, we'll talk about the mind. To be more precise, we'll talk about what is on our mind and what is in our mind. If you get confused when choosing the preposition, read on...
Look at the picture above and answer the question: Which is happening - filling, loading or packing? Read this post about the three verbs and make sure your answer is right. Filling If you make something full of something, you fill it (up) with something: Can you fill my glass, please?Fans will fill the stadium … Continue reading Fill, Load or Pack?
"Busyness is not a reason for not getting other things done." Alan Cohen, an American businessman We use have something done (get something done is more informal) to say that we arrange form somebody else to do something for us. Compare: I washed the car. (= I washed the car myself.) I had the car … Continue reading Causative: Have & Get Something Done
As a follow-up to the hugely popular “Health Proverbs, Idioms and Phrasal Verbs”, we are posting this article. Learn more health-related vocabulary and practice it with the exercises in the Practice section.