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Words and Their Stories in VOA Special English (ESL/EFL) Idioms & Phrases

Words and Their Stories in VOA Special English (ESL/EFL) Idioms & Phrases
There are 105 five-minute audio files. That is about 9 hours of listening and reading.Idioms, Proverbs, Expressions and Interesting Words Adjectives Expressions with the Word "Cold"cold, cold-blooded, cold-blooded killer, get cold feet, cold shoulder, cold fish, cold-hearted, out in the cold Expressions with the Word "Hot"hot potato, not so hot, hot shot, hothead, hot under the collar, hot line Expressions with the Word "Easy"as easy as falling off a log, a piece of cake, as easy as shooting fish in a barrel, easy come, easy go, Easy Street, go easy on a person, an easy touch, a soft touch, take it easy Animals "Bird" Expressionsfor the birds, eats like a bird, a birds-eye-view, birds and the bees, birds of a feather flock together "Cat" Expressionslooks like the cat that ate the canary, play cat and mouse with someone, that looks like something the cat dragged in, the cat's meow and the cat's pajamas. Body & Health Colors Jobs, Occupations, Work Money, Finance, Business Numbers People Proverbs

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