TO PUT ONE’S FOOT IN ONE’S NOUTH

TO PUT ONE’S FOOT IN ONE’S NOUTH

to say or do something tactless or embarrassing: I really put my foot in my mouth – I asked her if Jane was her mother, but she said Jane is her sister. When I told Ann that her hair was more beautiful than I had ever seen it, I really put my foot in my mouth. It was...

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LIAR, LIAR, PANTS ON FIRE.

LIAR, LIAR, PANTS ON FIRE.

MEANING:A phrase normally used by children to indicate they think someone is lying."Liar, liar, pants on fire" is a children's jump-rope rhyme also used as a playground taunt. Adults, and especially political commentators, have also been known to use the phrase or...

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En el aeropuerto: 25 palabras útiles en inglés

En el aeropuerto: 25 palabras útiles en inglés

Vocabulario aeropuerto: At the airport Boarding pass – Tarjeta de embarque Check-in desk – Mostrador de facturación Book – Reserva Overbooking – Sobreventa (de asientos) Carry-on luggage – Equipaje de mano Checked luggage – equipaje...

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Expresiones de tiempo en inglés

Expresiones de tiempo en inglés

Empecemos con algunas expresiones básicas: Yesterday: ayerToday: hoyTomorrow: mañanaThe day before yesterday: anteayerThe day after tomorrow: pasado mañanaEarly: tempranoSoon: prontoLate: tardeNow: ahoraThen: entoncesBefore: antesAfter: despuésNowadays: actualmente...

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PRIVATE EYE

PRIVATE EYE

MEANING:a private detective; a private investigator. EXAMPLE SENTENCES: She hired a private detective to find out if her husband was having an affair. Jack's a hard-boiled private eye who narrates the entire film in voice-over, and who finds himself investigating an...

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