I Love English Week 4 (2017/2018)

data dodania: 2017/12/04

Quote of the week:

“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge.” Daniel J. Boorstin

Idiom of the week:

up in the air

Meaning: If something such as a plan to do something, or details of an agreement, are up in the air, they still haven′t been decided or settled yet.

For example:

  • The meeting will definitely take place, but details such as the venue and the date are still up in the air.
  • The selection of players for the tour has been left up in the air until we get the results of their medical tests.

 Saying of the week:  

No pain, no gain

Possible interpretation:
If we do not do hard work, and suffer some pain, we will achieve or gain nothing.

Phrasal verb of the week:

see about

Meaning: If you see about something, you make an effort to arrange it or organise it.

For example:

  • see about sth When are you going to see about that job?
  • see about doing sth Mark′s going to see about getting a loan for his new business.


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