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English idiom: To kick against the pricks.

Meaning: to struggle against what cannot be prevented, especially against trivial unpleasantness.

Make a sentence with the idiom to kick against the pricks.

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Endure with courage

Idiom: There is an English idiom which you can use to talk about enduring misfortune with firm courage. It is “To keep a stiff upper lip.”

If you ask someone to keep a stiff upper lip, you are asking the person to endure a misfortune with firm courage.

Make a sentence with the idiom to keep a stiff upper lip.

Idiom challenge

Welcome to idiom challenge.

The rules:
1. Learn one idiom a day. We will give you an idiom and what it means.
2. We will use it in a sentence.
3. You will make your own sentence with the same idiom in the comment box.
4. You will leave a link to your site or a specific post you like us to read.

Idiom of the day: To jog a person’s memory.

Meaning: to remind somebody in order to prevent something being forgotten.

Sentence: It was when he jogged my memory that I recalled the event.

Make your own sentence in the comment box and leave your link.

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Counting on the divine

The situation is on tenterhooks;
That is very worrisome
For all;
What tomorrow brings
To any,
No one can say;
We only count on the
Divine to act.

Idiom: On tenterhooks:
Meaning: To Be in a state of painful suspense or impatient uncertainty.

Make a sentence with the idiom “On tenterhooks.”

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Great majority (language)

Idiom: To join the great majority.
Have you ever heard this idiom before?
You join the great majority when you die. To join the great majority, therefore, means to die.

It is important to work hard so as to provide for your children before you join the great majority.

Make your own sentences with the idiom to join the great majority.