It takes a lot of mental and physical strength to try expanding your limits. In today’s competitive world, it can be depressive and exhausting. Try this simple Task I have mentioned in my blog. Let me know did it work for you?
In a jiffy is an English idiom which means very soon; almost immediately.
If you tell someone you will do something in a jiffy, it means almost immediately or very soon.
Can think of a sentence with the idiom in a jiffy?
Once you acquire new knowledge, it belongs to you.
You may call your new knowledge part of your assets.
You are free to use it in an appropriate manner for your good and the good of others.
You don’t need permission from anyone to start using newly acquired knowledge.
It can only happen when the knowledge in question is copyrighted.
Otherwise, as soon as you acquire it,
It is your right to start using it.
Knowledge that is not used is a waste;
The opportunity to use it becomes a missed or wasted one.
Once you learn something new, do not wait to start making use of the knowledge.
It is only through usage
That knowledge is given a body which we call results.
The English language is a formidable weapon that anyone who commands a mastery of it can use to conquer the world.
When I talk of conquering the world, I mean rising to the position of one’s dream; achieving one’s loftiest ambitions.
A good mastery of language can enable one procure a seat in the most impermeable of hearts.
It is a pity, however, that we don’t exert ourselves enough to master this all powerful tool of communication.
At SIWO, we remain committed to our mission of helping our readers especially learners of English to ameliorate their proficiency.
Thus, we give you a new idiom or new word every day. Our idiom for today is:
To get the hang of it.
This idiom means to become familiar with the handling of (a tool) or the working of (a machine); to understand (a situation, scheme, principle, story, etc,).
Example in a sentence:
When I first heard about online shopping, it was hard for me to understand. Now, I have a hang of it. (This means I understand how it works).
Can you make a sentence with the idiom to have a hang of it? Please, make as many sentences as you like so as to have it ingrained in your mind and functional vocabulary.
Do well to leave at least one of your sentences in the comment box.
Open and above board is an English idiom which means entirely frank, candid.
If you are open and above board, it means you are entirely frank. It means you are candid.
It would be naive for any one to expect US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Um to be open and above board during their discussions.
Let us have your own sentences with the idiom open and above board.
We offer a reward of three likes for every sentence.
When Sawamba voiced the idea of overthrowing the government, I got scared and warned him not to skate on thin ice.
He ignored me and went ahead with his plan; and you know what? He was caught red-handed trying to gun down the president.
Immediately, he was arrested, judged and slammed a life sentence.
You have to be careful when you skate on thin ice.
To skate on thin ice is an English idiom which means to take part in an affair in which there is extreme danger of failure and disaster; to do or say something that may lead to trouble.
If you skate on thin ice, you are taking a big risk.
As much as possible, avoid skating on thin ice.
Can you make a sentence with the idiom To skate on thin ice?
You shall have a reward of three likes for your sentence.