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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 – Intermediate level is the list of the English idioms with the examples of their use in everyday communication.

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To consult someone about an important matter. This idiom is separable. Example: Can I take the problem up with you right now? It's quite urgent. I can't help you with this problem. You'll ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To begin to do or to study, to undertake; to occupy space, time or energy. This idiom is separable. Example: After todays test, the class will be ready to take up the last chapter in the book. The ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

Regardless of. This idiom is shortened form of "it doesn't matter". It is followed by the question word such as how, where, when, who, etc. Example: No matter how much money he spends ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To use well, to profit from; to use another's person weaknesses to gain what one wants. Example: I took advantage of my neighbour superior skill at tennis to improve my own ability at the ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To complete the form. This idiom is very similar to the idiom "fill in". "To fill in" refers to completing various parts of form, while to fill out refers to completing a form as ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To write answers in; to inform, to tell. This idiom is separable. For the second part of the definition, the idiom can be followed by the preposition on and the information that someone is ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

With the upper side turned toward the lower side. Example: The accident caused one car to turn upside down.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

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