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Archive for January, 2015

Idiom of the week – Cash cow

Posted by englishlessons on January 26, 2015

Definition:

a business or venture that is a reliable source of income or profit

Examples:

I’m glad I bought stock in the company; it’s a real cash cow.

For many years, that company was a cash cow, turning out great products and marketing them effectively.

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Idiom of the week – Catch someone flat-footed

Posted by englishlessons on January 12, 2015

Definition:

catch someone unprepared

Examples:

They caught me flat-footed when they asked me to make a presentation at the last minute.

That company was caught flat-footed when the technology changed.

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