Idiom Academy

Idiom Academy: Fit as a Fiddle, A Blessing in Disguise, and A Watched Pot Never Boils

Powered by RedCircle In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack explain the meanings of the following three idioms: Fit as a fiddle: In excellent physical condition. Blessing in disguise: Something that initially seems bad but turns out to be good. A watched pot never boils: Time seems to move […]

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Idiom Academy | Speak of the Devil, Go Down the Rabbit Hole, and Burn One’s Bridges

Powered by RedCircle “Speak of the devil” Meaning: When someone mentioned in conversation unexpectedly appears. Example: “I was just talking about Sarah, and speak of the devil, there she is!” “Go down the rabbit hole” Meaning: To delve deeply into a complex or intricate subject or activity, often to the point of losing track of

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Idiom Academy | Curiosity killed the cat, Call it a day, Break the bank

Powered by RedCircle In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack explain the meanings of the following idioms: ‘ Idiom Academy: Curiosity killed the cat: A warning that excessive curiosity or prying into others’ affairs can lead to trouble or harm. Example: I wouldn’t ask too many questions about their

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