We use a variety of idioms to talk about family. Here are 22 of them you need to know.
Phrasal verbs can be confusing. There nine tendencies in meaning should help you make sense of phrasal verbs with up.
Phrasal verbs are easier if you can recognize some patterns in meaning. Here are four tendencies for phrasal verbs with on.
Make sure you’re not misusing these common words.
Euphemisms are indirect expressions we use instead of directly naming something unpleasant. Here are over 100 polite euphemisms you should know.
It’s good to know some polite expressions for handling delicate situations. Here are some strategies and expressions for making polite suggestions.
Here are four military abbreviations you’re likely to hear in a civilian context.
Sadly, you can’t just say “bye” and walk away when you’re finished talking to someone. Here are some expressions to help you gracefully end conversations.
Stop overusing very and a common adjective. Instead of very bad, try one of these descriptive terms instead.
Descriptive terms are always better than very and an overused adjective. Here are seven better alternatives to very angry.
Eating at a restaurant can be intimidating. These expressions will help you prepare for going to a restaurant in the United States.
Don’t rely on direct translations. These expressions may be fine in your native language, but could sound rude in English.