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Every person in the world once in a life time finds himself or herself in the position to need a tool to communicate with others in a foreign language. The purpose of this Blossary is to make it easier for the non – native English speakers to communicate with other people in the proper manner. Essential English Idioms – Advanced level is the list of the English idioms with the examples of their use in everyday communication.

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In general, in most ways. Example: He is, on the whole, a good student.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To discard; to remove by force; to refuse to consider, to reject. This idiom is separable. Example: Instead of throwing out our paper waste in the office, we should recycle it. The judge threw the ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To have the necessary skills or talent for. This idiom is most often used in negative or in questions. Example: John is certanly not cut out for the work of a trial lawyer. Are you certain that you ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To become popular or widespread; to understand, to appreciate a joke. This idiom is often used with the preposition "to" for the second definition. Example: Fashion of the past often catch ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To sell all items; to arrange for the sale of a company or a business. This idiom is separable. Example: The store is closing its doors for good and is selling out everything this weekend.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To purchase a business or a company; to purchase all of a person's shares or stock. This idiom is separable and similar in meaning to the idiom "to take over". Example: Larger companies ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To buy a complete stock of. This idiom is separable. Example: Before the hurricane struck, resident bought up all the food and water in local stores. The government plans to buy up all the surplus ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

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