PHRASE OF THE DAY- Daily (M-F)

A phrase a day, keeps your English in shape. 

 

June

Reap the benefits

To obtain something as a result of your effort

“They have been working hard this year and now it is time to reap the benefits.

10/07/2020

To be up in the air

To be uncertain

“She would like to make a career change, but in the current situation everything is up in the air.

09/07/2020

At the latest

No later than

“Please, send me your confirmation by Tuesday at the latest.

08/07/2020

So much so

To a great extent

“She was determined to stay in her country, so much so that she was ready to split up with her partner.

07/07/2020

To have strings attached

When something you are offered or you want to achieve comes with certain less desirable conditions or obligations that you also have to accept as part of it.

“The offer to move into a more spacious office at the top of the building was very tempting, but we decided to turn it down because we realised it had strings attached. The price was lower but we had to commit to a five-year rental agreement.

06/07/2020

Give me a break! 

Don’t be ridiculous!

“Are you saying I can’t do it myself? Give me a break!.

03/07/2020

In check

Under control

“Speaking English everyday keeps your fluency in check.

02/07/2020

Next to nothing

Very little

“On the way back from work, I used to buy books in the second-hand bookshop for next to nothing.

01/07/2020


 

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