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English Idioms - Silver, Step up to the Plate, Tea, Tongue




 
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Silver Idioms and The Teacher
Idioms related to the colour silver. Find out about three idioms: to be born with a silver spoon in your mouth, to be silver-tongued, every cloud has a silver lining.
American Slang & Idioms - Step up to the plate
This is a phrase which means to take responsibility for something. This expression originated in the sport of baseball. In baseball, you step up to the home plate to hit the ball. The phrase also means to take on a challenging task.
For example, you can say, "With oil prices soaring, the government should step up to the plate to promote alternative energy."



Tea Idioms - BBC Learning English (The Teacher)
The teacher introduces us to three idioms connected with tea.
Tongue Idioms


 

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