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Archive for August, 2017

2017 Academics’ Choice Smart Book award for Mind-Building Excellence

Posted by englishlessons on August 25, 2017

The Read Aloud eBooks series with Adaptive Assessment earns 2017 Academics’ Choice Smart Book award for Mind-Building Excellence

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Idiom of the week – Blow over

Posted by englishlessons on August 17, 2017

Definition:

Become unimportant after some time

Examples:


Don’t worry; the controversy about this will blow over soon.

As she predicted, the press frenzy blew over in a few weeks as reporters went on to other issues.

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Idiom of the week – Get a handle on something

Posted by englishlessons on August 8, 2017

Definition:

Get control or understanding of something

Examples:


I feel more comfortable after doing some research as I am getting a handle on some of the issues.

This is a new area for him, and he doesn’t have a handle on it yet.

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Idiom of the week – Be on the same wavelength

Posted by englishlessons on August 1, 2017

Definition:

Think in the same way about something as another person

Examples:


My co-worker and I came up with similar solutions to the problem; we are on the same wavelength.

My husband and I almost always agree on how to handle our children; we are usually on the same wavelength.


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