WILDLIFE: Animals that live in nature, away from people. Wild animals collectively; the native animals (and sometimes plants) of a region or area. FOR EXAMPLE: The WILDLIFE in Hawai’i is limited – there are no snakes, no monkeys and no bears. The Amazon Rainforest is full of WILDLIFE, some of which we’ve never seen before!
TO BE ON THE FENCE ABOUT SOMETHING: When you don’t know how you feel about something yet When you cannot yet decide one way or the other Waiting to choose which way to go FOR EXAMPLE: “I’m ON THE FENCE ABOUT THIS SHIRT. Does it make me look fat?” “Are you coming with us to
STAY ON YOUR TOES – Definition | Learn American English Idioms and Slang | Triumphant – Mariah Carey
BE ON YOUR TOES: Be careful; be prepared; be ready; watch yourself; be sure to follow the rules FOR EXAMPLE: I’m going to Las Ramblas in Barcelona. – > Be on your toes, there are a lot of pick-pockets there. Do you smoke cigarettes at home? – > No way, I have to be careful
Music is a great way to learn new expressions and idioms. It’s also a great way to practice pronunciation. Here’s a good song full of VERY common expressions and idioms. Below the video, you’ll see the words to the song (the lyrics), and below that the DEFINITIONS to the expressions. Bruno Mars – Count
It’s Not My Cup of Tea: A very polite way of saying “I don’t like that.” Sometimes used to say “It’s ok – I have no problem with it, but it’s not my taste.” FOR EXAMPLE: Do you like Dubstep? – > It’s not my cup of tea, but I can see why other
TO HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD: To be exactly right, to guess the correct answer. ex – “I think speaking is the most important factor in learning English. Grammar, vocabulary and all the rest are important too, but speaking as much as possible is the best thing you can do to improve your