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Idiom of the day 'Needle in a Haystack'

Average: 3.4 (36 votes)

When something is very difficult to find it is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Especially because the area you have to search is too large and because of everything around it. We also say trying to find a needle in a haystack.

Business English Vocabulary

Average: 2.6 (14 votes)

Work. We all have to do it. Some of us love what we do, some of others don't enjoy what we do at all. The reality is, we all spend too much time in work these days. So what are some of the words that are related to the world of work? Here is some vocabulary we can use when we are talking about working for a company. Now, get to work!

Relative Clauses - who, whose, where, which

Average: 3.4 (162 votes)

Let's take an intermediate level look at relative clauses.

A relative clause tells us which thing or person the speaker means.

"The man who works in the bank is my brother" - 'who works in the bank' tells us which man.

Noun or Adjective Quiz

Average: 3 (62 votes)

Using an adjective in a sentence when you should use a noun will make your English sound strange. Let's try cuting down on your errors by taking this short quiz. For each question you have two options. Choose either the adjective or noun form. 

Adjectives plus prepositions

Average: 2.5 (22 votes)

Test you knowledge of adjectives followed by the prepositions. Complete the sentences with the correct missing preposition.

Link: Prepositions Questions

Choose the right verb

Average: 2.8 (14 votes)

Take a look at the following ten sentences and choose the correct missing verb. This exercise is good for High Intermediate English students.

Link: Which question is best?

Three-part phrasal verbs

Average: 3.4 (43 votes)

Face Idioms

Average: 4 (25 votes)

Time to face up (to bravely confront something) and take on these idioms face to face (together in the same place). Do it now so that you don't lose face (to do something which makes other people stop respecting you).

slap in the face

Something that you find insulting or that disappoints you is a slap in the face:

Idiom of the day 'Beyond the Pale'

Average: 2.3 (12 votes)

So and Neither

Average: 3.8 (148 votes)