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Archive for April, 2016

Idiom of the week – Swept up in something

Posted by englishlessons on April 11, 2016

Definition:

become suddenly very involved in something

Examples:

He got so swept up in his enthusiasm over the the place that he decided to move there.


She was swept up in the frenzied bidding at the art auction, and she spent too much money for the painting.

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Idiom of the week – Go back to the drawing board

Posted by englishlessons on April 4, 2016

Definition:

Return to the planning stage when an idea or plan has not worked out

Examples:

When our prototype failed to live up to expectations, we went back to the drawing board.


After we received lot of negative feedback on our latest version, we decided to go back to the drawing board.

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