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'What is the meaning behind English idioms, and where do they come from?Join Professor Potts to discover the secret history of more than 160 beautifully illustrated English idioms, from "Achilles’ heel" to "Wrong side of bed".★ What is an idiom? ★ An idiom is an expression or term that is unique to a language, whose meaning can not...
'What is the meaning behind English idioms, and where do they come from?
Join Professor Potts to discover the secret history of more than 160 beautifully illustrated English idioms, from "Achilles’ heel" to "Wrong side of bed".
★ What is an idiom? ★
An idiom is an expression or term that is unique to a language, whose meaning can not be understood by reading the words. The origins of these unusual phrases are astonishing, poetic, bizarre and sometime mysterious.
★ Who is this app for? ★
English Idioms Illustrated will be enjoyed by English students, teachers and enthusiasts alike. The origin and meaning of each idiom is masterfully illustrated by Professor Potts. Download now to see for yourself!
★ What idioms are available? ★
The first 23 idioms are free and the rest are available through in-app purchases. In total there are 163 idioms including:
Achilles’ heel Bite the bullet Cross the Rubicon Dark horse First rate Guinea pig Hanky-panky In a nutshell Jump on the bandwagon Knuckle down Lion’s share Mad as a hatter No holds barred Once in a blue moon Point blank Real McCoy Salt of the earth Turn over a new leaf Up to scratch Wild goose chase'