Find out about the phrase ‘As cool as a cucumber’, its interesting history and why people use it.
According to the British Council, over 7000 education institutions, government agencies and professional organisations around the world recognise IELTS scores as an indicator of an individual’s ability to communicate in English.
Find out about the horticultural phrase ‘Planting the seed', its meaning and how people use it.
Find out about the phrase ‘Butterflies in one's stomach', its meaning and why people use it.
On 24 March, Bell’s new young learner centre based in St Albans opened.
Find out about the phrase ‘Break a leg!’, its interesting history and why people use it, particulary in the theatre.
Find out about the phrase ‘by the end of play’, how we use it in the English language and when it’s appropriate to use.
Find out about the phrase "The world is your oyster", its history, how we use it in the English language and other related phrases.
Have you ever had an accident and thought “I’m glad nobody saw that!” ? Well, these people on You’ve been framed are not so lucky.
This week we explain the phrase "no brainer". This is often used in conversational English to emphasise a decision that was very easy to make.
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