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Roy Woodhouse
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Teacher, Writer, Coffee Lover
Teacher, Writer, Coffee Lover

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Are Idioms Important?
Are Idioms Important? These are beans, but is what 'spill the beans' means? What is an Idiom? An idiom is a fixed expression in a language that has either a literal or figurative (non-literal) meaning. To pull someone's leg is an example of a figurative exp...

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Idiom: To give someone a hand
I want to make some videos to help people learn English. Please give me a hand and make some suggestions below in the comments about the type of thing you would like me to talk about. To give someone a hand (idiom) To give someone a hand means to help or as...

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Phrasal verb: Look up to Someone
Who do you look up to? Write in the comments below. For more help with English, follow our Instagram account by clicking on the link here:  https://instagram.com/p/BBpcQPeOZSw

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Confusing words: to speak or to talk
SPEAK To speak can refer to the ability.  For example: I can speak Portuguese and English (not talk) Speak can also be used as a synonym of talk in reference to a conversation.  Speak is recognised as slightly more formal so I would speak to/with someone I ...

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Great ways to learn: Face to Face Meet-ups
Great news if you live in either Belo Horizonte, Brazil or Quito, Ecuador as we are arranging free face-to-face meet-ups in the next few weeks. It's a great way to meet people and swap English :)  If you want to join us, or know someone who lives there (tag...

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Idiom: ‘It’s not my cup of tea’
If you say something is not your cup of tea you mean that you don't really like something very much or that it is not to your taste. Ex: I tried eating banana in rice, but it's not really my cup of tea. The British are one of the largest tea consumers in th...

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Embracing New Ideas: Cleaners.
I wanted to write this article for two reasons. To show a difference in culture and also to  make a point about learning. As most people know I'm currently in Belo Horizonte in Brazil and I really love the city and the culture here. I hope you enjoy this ar...

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English Idioms and Phrases: Bury the Hatchet
Meaning 'Burying the hatchet' or 'to bury the hatchet' with someone means to make peace or to end an argument/conflict. For example "you have been arguing with your father long enough - its time to bury the hatchet" or "they've made up and buried the hatche...
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