It’s not raining cats & dogs anymore, it’s pouring

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Did you know that in English we have an expression which goes like this: April showers bring May flowers. This means that all of the rain in the month of may will result in lots of flowers growing in May. Interesting? Well, the main point of this lesson is about rain. Many people who study English have learned the idiom, …

Get Something for Peanuts and 9 More Food Related Idioms in American English

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For today’s free English Lesson, we are going to look at ten idioms that use food related words. Have a look at the paragraph above once more and then check the lesson. Get something for peanuts How to use it: [someone] gets [something] for peanuts Explanation: When you get something for peanuts, you buy it for a low price. Example: …

Hang Out! One-Point American English Idiom Lesson

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Hang out means to spend leisure time doing nothing in particular. When you spend time relaxing at home, in the park or with friends, you can use “hang out.” There are two structures. You can hang out with someone or you can hang out somewhere. Here are some examples I am hanging out with Fred on Friday. Do you want …