English Language Lessons

Tips and training suggestions for learning English as a foreign language.

Idiom of the week – Back down

Posted by englishlessons on September 8, 2014

Definition:

accept defeat or admit that you are wrong

Examples:

Despite the fact that he was wrong, he refused to back down.

At first, we argued in favor of the new building, but we backed down when we saw what it would cost.

AmEnglish.com Programs:

Improve your fluency in English. Check out all 17 English Language Training Programs from AmEnglish.com

Idioms in EnglishTOEFL Listening Practice

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: