Daily English Idiom Lesson – Catch Some Rays

Michael Idioms

Catch Some Rays What does the English idiom, to catch some rays mean? When you catch some rays, you are getting a suntan. Keep in mind – catch is an irregular verb and the three parts are catch – caught–caught. Here are some examples: It was sunny so I caught some rays today. We spent the who vacation lying on …

Daily English Idiom – To Be Dog Tired

Michael Idioms

To Be Dog Tired What does the English idiom, to be got tired mean? When you are dog tired, you are very tired. Here are some examples: I worked until 10 last night and I’m dog tired. After studying for her final exams, Anne said that she was dog tired. You look like you‘re dog tired. What happened? Keep in …

Daily English Idiom – To Be On The Ball

Michael Idioms

To Be On The Ball What does the English idiom, to be all set mean? Someone who is on the ball is well informed & knowledgeable. We say that [someone] is on the ball. Here are some examples: Seems like the new manager is on the ball. He really understands our business. Sam’s boyfriend isn’t really on the ball. I …

Daily English Idiom – To Be All Set

Michael Idioms

To Be All Set What does the English idiom, to be all set mean? Something or someone that is all set is ready. We say that [something] or [someone] is all set or all set for something. Here are some examples: We’ve prepared well, so I think we are all set for the meeting. I’ve got my suitcase packed, my …

Daily English Idiom – To Be All Over The Map

Michael Idioms

To Be All Over The Map What does the English idiom, to be all over the map mean? Something or someone that is all over the map is very disorganized. We say that [something] or [someone] is all over the map. Here are some examples: The CEO’s speech was all over the map. Jacks plan to start his own business …

Daily New Word In English – Face

MIchael Vocabulary

One of the keys to success in a second language is building your vocabulary. In addition, it’s a good idea to try learning all of the forms of the word. Let’s try to learn and practice one new word every day! Face is a verb which means to confront or deal with a difficult situation. For example, In tennis, Kim …

Daily New Word In English – Export

MIchael Vocabulary

One of the keys to success in a second language is building your vocabulary. In addition, it’s a good idea to try learning all of the forms of the word. Let’s try to learn and practice one new word every day! Export is a verb which means to send goods or overseas for sale. We also use the noun and …

Daily New Word In English – Erode

MIchael Vocabulary

One of the keys to success in a second language is building your vocabulary. In addition, it’s a good idea to try learning all of the forms of the word. Let’s try to learn and practice one new word every day! Erode is a verb which means to wear away because of some factor. Erosion is the noun form with …