Author: Ela Britchkow, Speech Therapist, Accent Reduction Specialist
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."
Recently, I have been listening to the news about the government's tribulations as well as events happening on the Super Bowl. I realized how many idiomatic expressions the newscasters used to make what they’re saying more interesting. Have any of you had the same experience? One expression, especially, has been coming up rather frequently –
Can Idiomatic Expressions Be Political? “idiomatic expression" – an expression whose meaning cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up” Idiomatic expressions are a type of informal English that have a different meaning from the literal definition of the words used in the phrase. For example: