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What is a verb?

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  Verbs are the action words in a sentence that describe what the subject is doing. Along with nouns, verbs are the main part of a sentence or phrase, telling a story about what is taking place. In fact, without a verb, full thoughts can’t be properly conveyed, and even …

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Caught Red-Handed

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The phrase ‘Caught Red-Handed’ means to catch a person in the act of doing something wrong. Example of Use:  “Tom was stealing the car when the police drove by and caught him red-handed.” Interesting fact No one wants to be caught red-handed. The origin of the idiom ‘caught red-handed’ is …

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Face The Music

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You use the expression ‘Face the Music’ to indicate that it is necessary to accept the negative consequences of previous actions. Example in use: “Jim ran a stop sign and caused an accident; now he’s going to have to face the music.” Interesting fact The term “Face the Music” was …

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Over the Moon

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The phrase ‘Over the Moon’ means extremely pleased and happy. You can use the phrase ‘Over the Moon’ when describing your feeling when something great had happened to you. Example of Use: “When he sent me flowers and a note, I was over the moon.” Interesting fact Though the phrase is still …

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As Cool as a Cucumber

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The phrase “As Cool as a Cucumber” means to be very calm, with no worries. Someone who is not affected by pressure. Example of use: John—”It’s Beckham with the ball, do you think he’ll score? Ron—”Look at him, he’s as cool as a cucumber, he’ll score with no problem”. Interesting fact …

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