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Idiom: to have a memory/a mind like a sieve (few capacity to remember)

Idiom: to have a memory/a mind like a sieve (few capacity to remember)

To go off the beaten track ( US also off the beaten path): to go in a place where few people go, far from anymain roads and towns.Ex:The farmhouse we stayed in was completelyoff the beaten track.

To go off the beaten track ( US also off the beaten path): to go in a place where few people go, far from anymain roads and towns.Ex:The farmhouse we stayed in was completelyoff the beaten track.

GO AHEAD WITH : to begin or continue an activity without waitingWe knew what the dangers were but decided to go ahead anyway.

GO AHEAD WITH : to begin or continue an activity without waitingWe knew what the dangers were but decided to go ahead anyway.

Take pity (on someone or an animal):to feel sorry for someone or an animal. We took pity on the hungry people and gave them some hot food. She took pity on the little dog and brought it in to get warm.

Take pity (on someone or an animal):to feel sorry for someone or an animal. We took pity on the hungry people and gave them some hot food. She took pity on the little dog and brought it in to get warm.

We use idioms to pepper our speech and writing, often without even realising we’re doing it. These odd little phrases are used to express a sentiment other than their literal meaning. It doesn’t really rain cats and dogs, as the world and his wife knows. I’ve always been fascinated by foreign idioms; they give us …

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These odd little phrases are used to express a sentiment other than their literal meaning. It doesn’t really rain cats and dogs, as the world and his wife knows. I’ve always been fascinated by foreign idioms

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