Idioms through pictures

in the blink of an eye very quickly: Software that would do lots of boring calculations in the blink of an eye. Richard was a little shocked to see her go from shy and demure to forthright and direct in the blink of an eye. Dinner went by reasonably quickly, and in...

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Idioms through pictures

TO PLAY BALL WITH SOMEONE to cooperate with someone: We contacted the airline about a refund but they wouldn't play ball. The opposing attorneys refused to play ball with us. Why can't you guys play ball with us? Max won't play ball with the gang anymore.  ...

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Cómo preparar los exámenes de Cambridge

Hoy en día nos piden un cierto nivel de inglés en muchos trabajos y en los estudios. Los exámenes y certificados de Cambridge son uno de los más reconocidos y aceptados por todo tipo de instituciones, por eso cada año muchos de vosotros decidís prepararos para alguno...

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Is learning French useful?

Of course, we don’t need to tell you why it’s such a good idea to learn French, but are your students equally convinced? You may want to surprise them with a few facts and figures about French and its importance in tomorrow’s world, which is why we’ve come up with six...

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Idioms through pictures

TO LOOK INTO SOMETHING MEANING: to investigate; to try to get information about (something); to try to discover the facts about something such as a problem or a crime EXAMPLE SENTENCES: Investigators are looking into the cause of the accident. The police checked into...

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Idioms through pictures

ON A KNIFE EDGE In a difficult or worrying situation of which the result is very uncertain: Living with him, she is constantly on a knife-edge.    ...

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Idioms through pictures

LEAP OF FAITH A leap of faith is a decision to believe that something is true or possible even though other people may doubt it: He has taken/made a leap of faith in starting his own business.      ...

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