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33 weather idioms and idiomatic expressions

Here in the UK we have a reputation for being obsessed with the weather - and it's true, we do love to talk about the weather :-) One of the reasons for this is that our weather is unpredictable and it changes frequently. So perhaps it's not surprising that we have so many idioms and idiomatic … [Read More...]

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Phrasal verb: warm to. Image ofTwo elderly ladies chatting in the garden.

Phrasal verb: warm to

  To warm to somebody is to start to like or feel affection for someone.   To warm to something is to become enthusiastic about or interested in something. For example: If you … [Continue Reading...]

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What is an anagram?

    An anagram is word or phrase made by rearranging all the letters of another word or phrase. Anagrams are often used for fun and are used mainly in games and puzzles, … [Continue Reading...]

Phrasal verb: make over

Phrasal verb: make over

1. To make over something or somebody (or make something or somebody over) is to give them a different or improved appearance. If a person is made over they are given a new hairstyle and new … [Continue Reading...]

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