The Internet has been responsible for many new inductions to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). The new technology has brought us all kinds of new words and expressions from ‘tweet’ and ‘unfriend’ to verbs like ‘to DM someone’ or ‘ … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: To be just beginning to find out more about a particular subject. To be only looking at something (initially) in a superficial way.
A very contentious issue and a hot topic of late has been that of BREXIT. It has only been a couple of years since the issue arose and the term itself was coined, but already a small glossary of terms … Czytaj dalej
Imagine that you’ve gone over to your friend’s house for a visit. You go into the living room and notice that there are dirty clothes and old papers on the coffee table, a pile of peelings and dinner leftovers in … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: to start arguing or working in a more determined manner because you feel directly confronted or insulted
I bet most of you think that reading in English isn’t the most difficult thing in the world. We do it quite often and we also read in our native language so reading in English might seem to be more … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: to confront someone in an angry way by telling them what you really think about them
There are many reasons to take an exam. For some it provides a meaningful motivation to learn. Some people need it for their work or for an educational institute as proof of a certain level. While others just like doing … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: to pay very close attention to a particular situation.