200 Useful Idioms and Phrases
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200 Useful Idioms and Phrases

Learn common English idioms used in work , business and everyday life
4.6 (14 ratings)
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Created by Ahmad Rabiee
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use idioms , phrases and expressions just like a native!
  • improve understanding of American and British TV shows and movies
  • Easily Remember 200 Lessons of very Common everyday English expressions with Quizzes and tests
  • Communicate more effectively with native speakers
  • To understand English culture better
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Requirements
  • Pre-intermediate English level and higher
  • You need to be ready to enjoy learning English!
Description

* 200 Lessons*  of  Great and common Idioms , Expressions and Useful phrases you must learn *

  • Is it sometimes hard to understand what English speakers say to you  ? 
  • Do you want to become more confident when Speaking English ? 
  • Do you wish you could speak English more fluently and naturally ?Then this course is for You 

One way to improve your proficiency is to focus on idioms – phrases and expressions that all native speakers use but that are difficult for non-native speakers to understand.

this course focuses only on essential idioms that can be used in a variety of day-to-day situations. A series of fun, informative, and detailed video lectures provide clear explanations, numerous example sentences

This is a comprehensive and Great course for all of those students who want to upgrade their english skills 

We have tried to choose and pick up the most useful and common idioms and expressions 

All of the idioms are explained clearly with a very simple language to help you understand them well 

There are 3 examples for each Idiom and expression so you will understand how to use them 

There are Quizzes and  comprehension questions at the end of every Unit to check your general understanding of the lessons 

In total, you will find more than 5 hours of video content to help you learn real life English.

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If you have any questions or any problems, feel free to get in touch with me and I'll be glad to help!

 And don't forget to practise all the new language with other students all around the world here on Udemy.

Good luck and enjoy the course!

All the best, 

Ahmad Rabiee 

Who is the target audience?
  • Those students who want to improve their Conversation skills
  • This course is for those students who already speak some English but who want to understand English better and speak more like a native
  • People who want to understand English culture better
  • People who are preparing for IELTS or TOEFL
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Curriculum For This Course
202 Lectures
05:49:57
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 1
20 Lectures 34:40



4 Tighten someone's belt
01:44

5 Frog in throat
01:44

6 Slip someone's mind
01:44

7 Lose someone's face
01:44

8 Come rain or shine
01:44

9 Turn yourself in
01:44

10 Cost an arm and leg
01:44

11 Homie
01:44

12 Give someone a cold shoulder
01:44

13 Have an egg on someone's face
01:44

14 Get butterfly in someone's stomach
01:44

15 Throw someone's money around
01:44

16 Play innocent
01:44

18 Turn someone's stomach
01:44

19 Not cut out for something
01:44

17 Kick someone out
01:44

20 To put the blame on someone
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 1 Review Questions
20 questions
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 2
20 Lectures 34:41
21 Hands off
01:44

22 Pass away
01:44

23 Cut the deal
01:44

24 For my money
01:44

25 Burn your bridges
01:44

26 Come in handy
01:44

27 Come at price
01:44

28 In a broad daylight
01:44

29 In the mood to do something
01:44

30 In a jiffy
01:44

31 In so many words
01:44

32 Put your mind to it
01:44

33 Joking apart , Joking aside
01:44

34 In your dreams
01:44

35 Green with envy
01:45

36 Overstep the line
01:44

Have a craving for something
01:44

38 Red herring
01:44

39 Brush up on something
01:44

40 Clown around
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 2 Review Questions
20 questions
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 3
20 Lectures 34:40
41 Top banana
01:44

42 Work like a dog
01:44

43 Mouse potato
01:44

44 Teeny-weeny
01:44

45 Take time off
01:44

46 on the eleventh hour
01:44

47 How dare you
01:44

48 Hush-Hush
01:44

49 Over someone's head
01:44

50 Not lift a finger
01:44

51 Fall behind
01:44

52 Make a fuss
01:44

53 That's no excuse
01:44

54 Fender-bender
01:44

55 Scare someone to death
01:44

56 Come down to earth
01:44

57 Nothing between the ears
01:44

58 Lay an egg
01:44

59 Feel like a million dollars
01:44

60 I wasn't born yesterday
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 3 Review Questions
20 questions
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 4
20 Lectures 34:43
61 Peanut money
01:44

62 Run into
01:44

63 I'll eat my hat
01:44

64 Sing like a bird
01:44

65 Black out
01:44

66 On tip of someone's tongue
01:44

67 Time flies
01:44

68 Tie the knot
01:44

69 Something sucks
01:44

70 Step on it
01:44

71 Creep by
01:44

72 Pull someone's leg
01:44

73 A pain in the neck
01:47

74 Out of the blue
01:44

75 Off-color jokes
01:44

76 Heart in the right place
01:44

77 Hush money
01:44

78 Chicken out
01:44

79 Fill someone's shoes
01:44

80 Cut it out
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 4 Review Questions
20 questions
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 5
20 Lectures 34:41
81 To be off ( food )
01:44

82 Make up ( story )
01:44

83 Soak up
01:44

84 Make up for someone or something
01:44

85 Mistake for something or somebody
01:44

86 own up
01:44

87 to be taken aback
01:44

88 Break down
01:44

89 Hit below the belt
01:44

90 Get carried away
01:44

91 Make ends meet
01:44

92 look down on someone
01:44

93 Drop off
01:44

94 All-nighter
01:44

95 At the end of your rope
01:44

96 Basket case
01:44

97 Cold feet
01:44

98 Sell someone short
01:45

99 Go Bananas
01:44

100 Copycat
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 5 Review Questions
20 questions
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 6
20 Lectures 34:40
101 Jump ship
01:44

102 Know-it-all
01:44

103 No-brainer
01:44

104 To mess up with someone
01:44

105 Knock on the wood
01:44

106 If I get my hands on you
01:44

107 Come clean
01:44

108 Have a lot in plate
01:44

109 It's between to our ears
01:44

110 What a mess
01:44

111 I'm all eyes
01:44

112 To have a lot in common
01:44

113 Go dutch
01:44

114 Eye- catching
01:44

15 Take your time
01:44

116 Go to bat for someone
01:44

117 Touch guy
01:44

118 Kick up someone's heels
01:44

119 Make a boo-boo
01:44

120 Voracious
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 6 Review Questions
20 questions
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 7
20 Lectures 34:40
121 To make a fortune
01:44

122 To be on the go
01:44

123 Cool someone's heels
01:44

124 Top dog
01:44


126 To put someone on a pedestal
01:44

127 Bury the hatchet
01:44

128 Zip someone's mouth
01:44

129 To ditch someone
01:44

130 Henpecked husband
01:44

131 Bury the head in the sand
01:44

132 Eager beaver
01:44

133 Until the cows come home
01:44

134 Worn out
01:44

135 Drag someone's feet
01:44

136 Keep someone's words
01:44

137 Bookworm
01:44

138 To be an old hand
01:44

139 Runny nose
01:44

140 That's news to me
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 7 Review Questions
20 questions
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 8
20 Lectures 34:40
141 To have a heart of gold
01:44

142 Get to the point
01:44

143 To get out of bed on the wrong side
01:44

144 Barking up the wrong tree
01:44

145 To have other fish to fry
01:44

146 No offense
01:44

147 Two-fisted
01:44

148 To thumb your nose at somebody
01:44

149 I got your 6
01:44

150 Act your age
01:44

151 Pig out
01:44

152 To make up for something
01:44

153 To hell with something or somebody
01:44

154 Hop in
01:44

155 Cut the comedy
01:44

156 Why the long face
01:44

157 Ta-ta for now
01:44

158 The damage is done
01:44

159 Turn on the waterworks
01:44

160 Home sweet Home
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 8 Review Questions
20 questions
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Idioms and Phrases Unit 9
20 Lectures 34:40
161 A dead ringer for someone
01:44

162 Your wish is my command
01:44

163 Just my luck
01:44

164 What's it to you ?
01:44

165 To answer the call of nature
01:44

166 To be stuffed
01:44

167 Not to be on speaking term
01:44

168 Wearing odd shoes / gloves / socks
01:44

169 Rise and shine
01:44

170 Stand someone up
01:44

171 Pangs of conscience
01:44

172 Leave it to someone
01:44

173 Walking papers
01:44

174 Jump down someone's throat
01:44

175 To soak someone
01:44

176 To have a screw loose
01:44

177 To blow the fuse
01:44

178 Hit and miss
01:44

179 Eat like a horse
01:44

180 Not in the same wavelength
01:44

Choose the best substitute for the phrase or sentence in bold 

Unit 9 Review Questions
20 questions
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About the Instructor
Ahmad Rabiee
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3,272 Students
4 Courses
TESOL & ESOL Master , Lecturer and Narrator

Founder and Manager of Englishvid 

( Professional English Learning Center )  

I hold MA Cambridge degree in Linguistics

ESL Cambridge international exam Instructor   

I have more than 8 years of experience Teaching different courses such as IELTS , TOEFL , CPE , Grammar and Pronunciation & Accent Training 

I have written several booklets and books regarding Teaching and Learning subjects and I have lectured in many Universities

 I have worked and studied abroad in many countries and speak several languages , including French , Arabic and Persian .   

I'm working also as a professional narrator and I have narrated many Documentaries and Films such as Land of Paradise and Salt Dome 

I have taught in different collages and institutes  and countries and I'm also a website programmer and designer and I enjoy working and designing anything artistic 

I believe that teaching is an art, like an artist,  you need to be creative to be a good teacher.I always look for different things to do to help students get the information in the easiest way possible including animation programs, activities etc.,

I have always tried to focus on the skill of speaking and helping learners change their brain to speak automatically, without needing to think.

This is my honor to be Your English Teacher

This is my Job to help you Improve and step up 

I hope you would enjoy my courses and I look forward to hearing your feedback