Meaning: Approximate location of something.
A major source of confusion for students of English is how and when to use apostrophes and what the resulting meaning of these words can possibly be. One example is the troublesome it’s which can mean it is or it … Czytaj dalej
Take a look around you when you are walking through the city, on public transport, in a restaurant, or even driving, and you can be sure that you will see a person using a mobile phone. They are playing games, … Czytaj dalej
The term backpacker can be used to refer to a few things. For example in North America, it may refer to anyone going on a camping trip into the woods or for an extended hiking trip and wearing a back … Czytaj dalej
Well summer is here and it is probably high time for most of you to be off on a great summer holiday with a warmer climate and clean sandy beaches. Many travellers who have a good command of English still … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: Do something very rarely.
Here are 6 more English slang expressions to ‘lighten your lingo’ this week. Slang Expression 1: To pull (verb) ‘Pull’ is similar to the American term ‘hook-up’: it generally means to kiss, but it can also mean relations progress a lot further than … Czytaj dalej
Hi everyone! It’s May, which means the football season is coming to an end. It’s an exciting time for fans, as lots of big matches are played and trophies are won. But how many of these expressions about the beautiful … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: present an issue so that it appears much more problematic than it actually is Polish analogue: Robić z igły widły An example of use: I think you’re making a bit of a mountain out of a molehill. The problem isn’t … Czytaj dalej
Writing an article about British slang is bound to provoke shouts from language purists: ‘That’s not correct English!’ In some ways, they’re right. Slang is usually absent from English dictionaries and is often different in each region around the world … Czytaj dalej