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Idioms – B

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions built around words beginning with letter B. Be left holding the baby When you are left holding the baby you are given a responsibility that you do...

Idioms – A

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions built around words beginning with A. Take someone aback To take someone aback is to shock or surprise them. He looked taken aback. Abandon yourself to To...

Idioms – C

Here are some idiomatic expressions formed around words beginning with letter C. Castles in the air Dreams or plans that will never be achieved The cat’s whiskers This is an informal expression used to...

Idioms with cards

Here are some common idioms. Play your cards right When you play your cards right, you make the best use of your assets and opportunities. Put your cards on the table To put your...

Tenses exercise for class 8 CBSE

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate tense form. 1. We …………………. anything from him yet. a) haven’t heard b) hadn’t heard c) don’t here 2. She ……………….. here till 4 o’clock. a) was...

Vocabulary exercise

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. The plays that Shakespeare wrote will last for ………………… (eternal) 2. She had established her ………………….. (repute) as...

Either or either of

Complete the following sentences using either or either of. Hints Use either before a singular noun. Use either of before a pronoun or a noun with a determiner (e.g. the, my, this etc.) The...

Phrasal verbs lesson

Here is a list of phrasal verbs with example sentences. Break out of To break out of a place is to escape from it by force. The prisoners who broke out of jail have...