For true fluency, students need to be able to understand English idioms, some of them might seem a bit odd. We use idioms without even thinking about where they come from, but knowing a bit about the origins of these sayings is helpful in cementing these language nuggets in the mind. Here are some most famous idioms and their origins. The activities are suitable for one-on-one and group classes for Intermediate students.
What are your most favourite idioms?