3 Tips How to Speak English Like a Lord

In this article we want to teach you some simple tricks how to speak English like a real Lord.

1. Use IDIOMS: this is a list of 10 most commonly used English idioms.

A penny for your thoughts A way of asking what someone is thinking.

It costs an arm and a leg Very expensive or costly.

Best thing since sliced bread A good invention or innovation. A good idea or plan.

With your bare hands Without using any type of tool or weapon.

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket Do not put all your resources in one possibility.

Elvis has left the building The show has come to an end. It’s all over.

Not playing with a full deck Someone who lacks intelligence.

See eye to eye This idiom is used to say that two (or more people) agree on something.

Wouldn’t be caught dead Would never like to do something.

Jump on the bandwagon Join a popular trend or activity.

2. Use PROVERBS: here is a list of 10 most curious English proverbs.

It costs an arm and a leg Very expensive or costly.

It takes two to tango Both people involved in a bad situation are responsible for it.

Two is company, three is crowd A way of asking a third person to leave.

Blow your own trumpet To tell other people how good and successful you are, brag.

A storm in a teacup A situation where people get angry/ worried about something that’s not important.

Sit on the fence To be unable or unwilling to commit oneself, be neutral.

If the shoe fits, wear it If the statement applies to you, admit it or do something about it.

Haste makes waste One makes mistakes when being too hasty.

A stitch in time saves nine A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later.

Ignorance is bliss Sometimes it is better for you if you do not know all the facts about a situation.

A rolling stone gathers no moss People who are always moving, with no roots in one place, avoid responsibilities and cares.

3. Use PHRASAL VERBS: in English these are verbs followed by an adverbial particle, sometimes the meaning is literal, as Go Up=rise or Go Down=exit, often their meanings are not related to the meanings of their component words. Here are 10 examples.

PUT UP WITH tolerate.

KEEP sthg UP continue at the same rate.PHRASAL VERBS

BREAK UP end a relationship or start laughing.

CHIP IN help.

FIGURE sthg OUT understand, find the answer.

HANG IN stay positive.

MIX UP confuse two or more things.

STICK TO sthg continue doing sthg, limit yourself to one particular thing.

WORK OUT exercise, be successful.

TURN sthg DOWN decrease the volume or strength (heat, light etc), refuse.

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