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Archive for October, 2015

Idiom of the week – Measure up

Posted by englishlessons on October 26, 2015

Definition:

Be good enough or as good as something/someone else

Examples:

He’s nervous that his performance may not measure up.

She is not sure how her work will measure up compared with the work of her colleagues.

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Idiom of the week – Phase in/ Phase out

Posted by englishlessons on October 12, 2015

Definition:

introduce something gradually/gradually stop using or offering something

Examples:

Major automobile manufacturers are phasing in new technology for electric cars.

They are phasing out the older technology.

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