Something is on the tip of my tongue I can’t remember the name of something/someone but I think I will remember it soon
the crack of dawn Very early in the morning
have something up your sleeve Have a secret plan or advantage which can be used if necessary
Here is an account written by the group leaders: Last June, a group of students from our school, with two teachers, went to Hilderstone College to improve their English. The adventure began at Valencia airport and, after landing in London, we were picked up by a bus from the College, to take us to Broadstairs. […]
do the donkey work Do the hard and boring part of a job or task
not sleep a wink Not sleep at all
a rule of thumb A helpful, accurate guide which is based on practice not on theory.
What is the correct preposition for each gap? 1) If you’re walking _____ the post office on your way to work, could you buy me some stamps? 2) He got ____ the bus in the High Street and bought a return ticket. 3) I broke my arm falling _____ my horse. 4) I’ve worked at […]
Can you correct the mistakes in these sentences? 1) ‘Oh no! I’ve forgotten my lunch money!’ ‘Don’t worry – I’m going to lend you some.’ 2) It rains really heavily at the moment. 3) I lived here for five years now. 4) This house built in the 18th century. 5) The price of the course […]
Can you add the correct prefix to these adjectives/verbs? Examples: DISagree UNimportant INcomplete 1) _____conscious 2) _____mature 3) _____popular 4) _____reliable 5) _____respect 6) _____sense 7) _____loyal 8) _____decisive 9) _____polite 10) _____logical Answers below.