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200

, 31 2014 . 18:49 +
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200

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Do Phrases

, 31 2014 . 18:50 +
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Do Phrases

do a crossword
do the ironing -
do the laundry
do the washing up
do homework ( )
do housework
do your job ( )
do the dishes
do business with - -
do a favour
do good ;
do harm ; ;
do time (to go to prison) ( )
do well ( -); ( -); ..
do one's best
do your hair
do away with smb - -,
do damage to smb -
do ones duty - ,
do a concert (a play) - ()
do an experiment -
do an injury -
do right (wrong) - ()
do repairs -
do miracles (wonders) -
do research -
do an ill service/ill turn -
do smth on purpose - - ,
do smth by chance (by accident)- -
do lecturing -
do sums -
do a puzzle - ,
do military service -
do an assignment -
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Visual English: Cooking

, 31 2014 . 18:50 +
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Visual English: Cooking


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Other ways to say...

, 31 2014 . 18:54 +
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Other ways to say...


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A-expressions and idioms

, 31 2014 . 18:56 +
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A-expressions and idioms

to ace: make an "A" on a test -
Somebody said you aced the test! That's great!

all right (1): expression of agreement -
A: "Come to the party with me!"
B: "Oh, all right. I will."

all right (2): fair; not particularly good -
A: "How's your class?"
B: "It's all right, I guess, but it's not the best class I've ever had."

and then some: and much more besides -
A: "I'd guess your new laptop cost $1,000. "
B: "It cost that much and then some because I also bought extra RAM and VRAM."

antsy: restless; impatient and tired of waiting -
I hope she calls soon. Just sitting around and waiting is making me antsy.

as easy as pie: very easy -
I thought you said this was a difficult problem, but it's as easy as pie.

at the eleventh hour: at the last minute; almost too late -
I got the work done in time. I finished it at the eleventh hour, but I wasn't late.
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Leisure Time Activities

, 01 2014 . 19:20 +
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Leisure Time Activities

Go to the cinema (go to the movies) -
Some film categories are: Comedy (), Drama (), Horror ( ), Thriller (), Action (), Science Fiction (Sci-Fi) ( ), Fantasy (), Documentary ( ), Musical ().

Watch TV -
Different types of television programs are: The News (), Soap Operas ( ), Criminal Investigation Dramas ( ), Reality TV (-), Situation Comedies, Talk Shows (-), Documentaries ( ), Cartoons (), Game Shows ( ), Sports programs ( ), Movies (), Political programs ( ), Religious programs ( ).

Spend time with family -

Go out with friends -

Surf the internet -

Play video games -

Play a musical instrument -
Instruments: piano (), guitar (), violin (), cello (), flute (), piano accordion (), panpipes (), clarinet (), saxophone (), trumpet (), etc.

Listen to music -
music: pop, rock, hip hop, rhythm & blues, blues, jazz, classical, soul, heavy metal.

Read -
Fiction ( ): novels (, ), short stories ( ), crime fiction ( ) etc.
Non-fiction: biographies, autobiographies, or books on history, science, philosophy, religion.

Write -
Diary (), journal, poetry (), novels, letters (), short stories, etc.

Go to the park -

Go to cultural locations and events -
Museums, concerts, plays, musicals, opera performances.

Go shopping -

Cook -
Make meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Study something - -
Study a language; learn a skill ( ) such as cooking or making furniture.

Art and crafts -
Paint (), draw, sew (), crochet ( ), knit (), sculpt (), engrave (), make furniture ( ), make jewelry ( )

Gardening -
Plant flowers ( ), vegetables () or herbs () and maintain your garden by watering () it, pulling the weeds () and feeding it with fertilizer ().

Exercise and play a sport -
Swimming, working out at a gym ( ), playing football or basketball.
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1894 ...))

, 02 2014 . 10:25 +
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1894 ...))

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Common Animal Idioms

, 02 2014 . 20:51 +
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Common Animal Idioms

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frog in one's throat -
In the middle of the speech he got this terrible frog in his throat

eat like a horse - ,
Stop eating like a horse, there won't be enough for our guests.

cry wolf -
He accused her of crying wolf.

it's raining cats and dogs - ,
What sort of day is it? Its raining cats and dogs.

get smb's goat - ,
"Wouldn't that get your goat? We'd been transferring the same water all night from the tub to the bowl and back again."

live (eat) high on the hog - ; ,
I have been living high off the hog since I got my new job with its high salary.

make a mountain out of a molehill -
You've just got a cold so stop making a mountain out of a molehill. You're not going to die from it!

monkey business - .1) , ; . , 2) , , , ,
She wasnt going to have any monkey business where the reputation of her only daughter was concerned

cat nap - ( ), to have a cat nap -
Winston Churchill wartime leader slept for five hours a night on average but topped it up with cat naps during the day.

eat like a bird - ,
Dad had been eating like a bird before we came here

to smell a rat - ,
When he died, investigators were called in and soon smelt a rat.

does the cat have your tongue - , ?
Has the cat got your tongue? Why are you not talking?

a road hog - ( . ) - , ,

bullheaded - c,

snake in the grass - ; ; ,

hold your horses - ,

to bark the wrong tree - , ( . )

eager beaver - . ; , ,

talk till the cows come home - , , , ,
Those two could talk till the cows came home

let the cat out of the bag - ,
It was going to be a surprise party until someone let the cat out of the bag.


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Basic Computer Vocabulary in pictures

, 03 2014 . 15:46 +
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Basic Computer Vocabulary in pictures


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Please, take a compliment:)

, 03 2014 . 15:47 +
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Please, take a compliment:)


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, 04 2014 . 15:53 +
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Real Life English Podcasts to improve your listening skill

Real Life English the guys at Real Life English are wonderful. They are all English Language Teachers based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. They talk about all sorts of things like romance, embarrassing moments, and introduce some useful English expressions. The English you will hear is a mixture of Australian English, British English and American English. In their words, the podcasts are dedicated to helping your listening skills and teaching you new and cool expressions that will guide you to English fluency and immerse you with native conversation.

http://reallifeglobal.com/real-life-english-esl-podcasts

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, 04 2014 . 15:56 +
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I don't care -
I have no idea -
I mean it -
I wish I knew -
It doesn't matter -
It doesn't make sense -
It doesn't prove a thing -
It' s none of your business -
It's a lie -
It's all the same to me -
It's beside the point -
It's new to me -
It's out of place -
It's up to you -
It's waste of time -
Let's clear it up - .
Let's drop the subject -
Mind your own business -
No matter -
Point of view -
Pro and con -
So what? - ?
Speak one's mind -
Stand one's ground -
Stand to reason - ,
Take a side -
Take a stand -
Take into account -
That's not the point -
That's very well, but - , .
Use your own judgement -
What are you driving at? - ?
What are you talking about? - !
What for? - ?
What of it? - ?

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, 04 2014 . 20:57 +
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a/c (= account) - ,
AGM (= annual general meeting) -
a.m. (= ante meridiem) -
ATM (= automated teller machine) -
attn (= attention, for the attention of) - - ( )
approx. (= approximately) -
CEO (= chief executive officer) -
Co (= company) -
dept (= department) - ,
e.g. (= exempli gratia) -
EGM (= extraordinary general meeting) -
ETA (= estimated time of arrival) -
etc (= et cetera) - ,
GDP (= gross domestic product) - (= )
GNP (= gross national product) - (= )
GMT (= Greenwich Mean Time) -
i.e. (= id est) -
Inc (= incorporated) - ,
IPO (= initial public offer) -
K -
lb - ( )
£ - ( )
Ltd (= limited) -
mo. (= month) -
no. (= number) -
Plc. (= public limited company) -
p.m. (= post meridiem) -
PR (= public relations) -
p.s. (= post scriptum) -
qty (= quantity) -
re - , ( )
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Irregular Plurals

, 05 2014 . 21:07 +
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Irregular Plurals


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:)

, 05 2014 . 21:08 +
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:)

to squeeze -
to squeeze juice -

to crumple -
to crumple the paper -

to squash -
to squash tomato -

to press -
to press the button -

to wring -
to wring a towel -

to crush - ,
to crush the rebellion -
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To Hear or To Listen?

, 07 2014 . 07:49 +
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To Hear or To Listen?

Hear =

Listen (to) =
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For/Since/Ago+

, 07 2014 . 07:50 +
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For/Since/Ago+

For , .

It has been raining for three days.

I have studied English for six years.


Since , ( ) .

They have been married since 2005.

It has not rained since Monday.


Ago , .

I bought a bicycle four days ago.

The company was founded 30 years ago.

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: http://languagelearningbase.com/20380/expressing-duration-with-since-for-and-ago?state=showcomments-20380&show=20380#p20380


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Spoonerisms/ :)

, 07 2014 . 07:51 +
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Spoonerisms/ :)

. - , , /.

William Archibald Spooner, , , . slips of the tongue ().

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Tease my ears (Ease my tears) -

A lack of pies (A pack of lies) -

It's roaring with pain (It's pouring with rain) -

Bad salad (Sad ballad) -

Soap in your hole (Hope in your soul) -

Plaster man (Master plan) -

Trim your snow tail (Trim your toe nails) -

Bottle in front of me (Frontal Lobotomy) -

Sale of two titties (Tale of two cities) -

Flock of bats (Block of flats) -

Chewing the doors (Doing the chores) -

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12 " ":)

, 08 2014 . 16:56 +
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12 " ":)

I miss you -

I wish you were here - ,

I have been thinking of you -

When can I see you again? - ?

I smile when I think of the time we spent together - , ,

You have been running through my head all night -

Your picture makes me smile - ,

I can't wait when I see you again - ,

I am counting the days until I see you again - ,

I hope I see you again soon - ,

I miss you so much it hurts -

You have been on my mind -
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"s"

, 08 2014 . 16:58 +
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"s"


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What is your Zodiac Sign?:)

, 08 2014 . 16:59 +
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What is your Zodiac Sign?:)

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: Arrive to

, 08 2014 . 17:02 +
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: Arrive to


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, 09 2014 . 15:02 +
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- :
it costs a fortune
it costs a bomb
it costs an arm and a leg
it costs the earth
it costs a packet
it costs a pretty penny



To buy (something) for a song (: - )
To buy a lemon (: )
To buy a pig in a poke (.: )
To shop till you drop
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, 11 2014 . 12:45 +
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"to give"

, 11 2014 . 12:45 +
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"to give"


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English Slang:)

, 11 2014 . 00:04 +
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English Slang:)


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To be used to VS to get used to

, 12 2014 . 23:11 +
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To be used to VS to get used to

Be used to + verb+ing - () -

We are used to this situation.
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I was used to getting up early.
.

Get used to - -

In the end I got used to this situation.
.

I got used to getting up early.
.

be get .

I have not got used to writing in Thai yet.

We are not used to feeding dogs.

Did you get used to living abroad?
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In/On/At

, 13 2014 . 20:13 +
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In/On/At


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/Useful Words to Describe Personality

, 14 2014 . 15:12 +
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/Useful Words to Describe Personality

Positive traits of character :

affable -
bright -
cheerful -
friendly -
genial -
generous -
gregarious -
sociable -
sunny - ,
warm -


Negative traits of character:

aloof - ,
bitter -
cold -
cynical -
dour -
scathing - ,
spiteful -,

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Packaging/

, 14 2014 . 15:13 +
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Packaging/


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