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FAMOUS SHAKESPEARE SAYINGS USED IN MODERN ENGLISH

William Shakespeare is probably the most famous writer in the English-speaking world, but did you know that there are many Shakespeare sayings used in modern English? In this article, we will learn 10 extremely common, and very famous, Shakespeare sayings used in modern English by English speakers all over the world. You can learn English …

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10 Great English Body Idioms And Metaphors

10 GREAT ENGLISH BODY IDIOMS AND METAPHORS

English Body Idioms and Metaphors   English body idioms and metaphors are often used to describe personality and ability. They are also extremely common across all varieties of the English language. Are you a hot head or do you keep a cool head even under pressure? Do you have a heart of gold or a golden …

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JAPANESE KOTOWAZA AND THEIR ENGLISH EQUIVALENTS

The Japanese language uses lots of proverbs, idioms, and sayings. Japanese proverbs are called Kotowaza. Many of these share English equivalents (though some do not!). In this article, we look at many Japanese Kotowaza in English. Every example shows authentic examples – how Japanese speakers use them!   Japanese Kotowaza in English: 1 – 青は藍より出でて藍より青し …

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“Can”, “could” or “would”: The difference with practice activities!

What is the difference between can and could in English grammar? A common problem English learners find is the difference between can and could in English grammar and meaning. In this article, we will look at how “can” and “could” are used: what is the same, what is different, and when we use each. We …

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