Archive | Idioms

Can you IMAGINE?

Can You Imagine?!

What are some English expressions that we can use to talk about things we can and can’t imagine? You probably already know words like possible and impossible, real and imaginary, so let’s look at some other vocabulary. We can use the verb picture.  For example, we might say: Picture a green field stretching off into […]

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Talking Trash

Trash-talking, Teasing, and Mockery

 When athletes complete, they look for any edge (or advantage) over their competition.  Much of that comes from physical skill, but some is psychological.  Often, they try to distract their opponents by trash-talking.  Trash-talking is when someone says bad things about another person’s skill or about some other aspect of his/her personality in order to make […]

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