Idiom of the day on “worrying”

exercise sb’s mind

formal to worry you:

“The whole situation is exercising our minds greatly.”

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/exercise-sb-s-mind

 

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Idiom of the day on “improvement”

room for improvement

C1 a possibility or hope that someone or something will improve:

“Her writing is better but there is still room for improvement.”

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/room-for-improvement?topic=potential

Idiom of the day on “elections”

vote with your feet

› If you vote with your feet, you leave an organization or stop supporting, using, or buying something, and change to a new organization, service, or product:

“When the price of skiing doubled, tourists voted with their feet and just stopped going.”

“After all that happened, I hope the entire Turkish public vote with their feet and throw the book at the current party.”

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/vote-with-your-feet

Idiom of the day on “staying alive”

(your) (daily) bread

› the money that you need so that you can pay for food, clothes, and other ordinary needs: He earns his daily bread as a tourist guide.

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/your-daily-bread

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Today, we lost our Le Petit Prince Berkin Elvan, at the age of 15. During Gezi protests, he was shot by a tear gas canister while she was heading to a grocery to get a loaf of bread. You’ve read it right. He was going to get just a loaf of bread. However, he went into a deep coma that lasted for over 267 days during which his weight dropped to 16 kilos from 45. Today we mourn for Berkin, for his weighty soul and body. R.I.P.

Idiom of the day on “insisting”

until you are blue in the face

› If you say or shout something until you are blue in the face, you are wasting your efforts because you will get no results:

“You can tell her to tidy her room until you are blue in the face, but she won’t do it.”

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/until-you-are-blue-in-the-face

Why you should dare to be wrong!

A great speech from Ken Robinson…

 

Idiom of the day on “annoying children”

a pain (in the neck)

informal B2 someone or something that is very annoying:

“That child is a real pain in the neck.”

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/a-pain-in-the-neck

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