Idioms & expressions
Add new idioms and expressions to your vocabulary. Learn how to use them in real-life situations.
The meaning of “ginormous” is to be extremely large or very big, so it’s an adjective that describes a size.
A phrasal verb is the combination of mostly two words, they are made up of a verb and a particle or, sometimes, two particles.
Most people are familiar with the definition of foolproof, but what about the full-proof?
The two phrases typically sound the same. But do you know that there’s a significant difference between “how are you?” and “how are you doing?”
Nerve-wracking and nerve-racking are two very similar-looking words. But are there any differences between them both?
When you use the phrase “To Whom It May Concern” it can make you sound ancient and offensive. It’s an outdated salutation that sounds out of place in this century.
If you’ve ever read an old detective paperback or suspense novel, you’re almost certainly already familiar with the phrase “all of a sudden.” It’s used to denote an event that occurs as a surprise or in an unguarded moment.
Both phrases for apologizing are correct, but they are used on different occasions.