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7 Happy Idioms

Average: 4.6 (8 votes)

How are you feeling today? I hope you are in a good mood. Here are seven idioms we use to show we are happy.

On cloud nine
Extremely happy when something wonderful happens.
She's been on cloud nine since she found out she is pregnant.

Like a dog with two tails
To look and be very happy.
Was he pleased? He was like a dog with two tails.

How to agree in English

Average: 4.5 (8 votes)

When you have the same opinion about something as another person you agree with them.

Agree is a verb; the opposite verb is disagree. The noun form is agreement; the opposite word is disagreement.

Agreeing in English

We should leave early tomorrow.
I agree (with you)

I think Taylor Swift is the best singer.
I totally agree.

We should go to that new Italian resturant.
I'm with you.

How to say goodbye

Average: 4.3 (15 votes)

In English we have a few different ways of saying goodbye.

Goodbye and bye bye are two phrases that English learners use but they are actually not common for native speakers to use. Goodbye is a little cold and bye bye is a kids' phrase!

Let's take a look some better ways!

Informal ways to say goodbye

Here are some informal slang phrases you can use with friends.

Catch you later

Later

So long

Gotta go

See you later/soon/next time

Ways to say 'How are you?'

Average: 3.5 (20 votes)

How are you?
I'm fine, thank you.

'I'm fine, thank you', is an answer we use so often to this question that we don't really have to think about what we are going to say. The reply comes almost automatically whenever we hear it beinng asked to us.

But how about if we ask the same question in a different way?

All these questions mean 'how are you?', but your task is decide which is the best response. There are many ways you can answer but only one is correct from the three possible replies.

The first day of spring

Average: 3.7 (38 votes)

Friday, March 20 is the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.

Spring is a season. There are four seasons in a year, spring, summer, autumn and winter. Each season is marked by different weather and hours of daylight.

It's easy to know when spring is on the way. The Sun rises earlier in the morning and sets later in the day. The days also start to get warmer.

6 Cat Idioms

Average: 3.8 (20 votes)

Fat cat

A negative description of a rich and powerful person.

Those fat cats in government don't care about the poor.

Cat got your tongue?

Has the cat got your tongue? is an expression we say to people when we want them to speak but they aren't.

Tell me why you are late again. What's the matter, has the cat got your tongue?

All about Adverbs

Average: 3.6 (62 votes)

Adverbs modify other words apart from nouns and pronouns. For example:

He was driving.

He was driving dangerously. - here the adverb modifies driving and gives us more information about the action.

5 Types of Adverbs

These are the five types of adverbs:

Adverbs of Manner:
She sings beautifully.
We ran quickly.

Verb Conjugation

Average: 3.8 (31 votes)

In English, the verb we use in a sentence depends on its subject. How the verb changes is called a conjugation.

There are six object 'persons'.

First person singular

I am British.

I speak English.

Second person singular

You are British.

You speak English.

Third person singular

He is British.

He speaks English.

Using the prefix Re

Average: 4.4 (8 votes)

A prefix is placed at the beginning of a word to change its meaning.

Examples of prefixes include:

misunderstand, misplace, misprint

unaffected, unwanted, unconformable

discourage, disallow, disappear

Re prefix words

Re is a prefix with the meaning again, back or it indicates repetition.

What are phrasal verbs?

Average: 4.3 (10 votes)

A phrasal verb is a verb that has two or more words.

They are basically made of a verb and a particle.

For example:

Turn up means increase volume: Turn up the radio, I love this song!

Call off means cancel: They called off the football game because of the bad weather.

Take back means return: I need to take back these books to the library.