Daily English Phrasal Verb/Idiom of Day – 03 February 2018

By | February 5, 2018

Phrasal Verb of the Day
Think up
✔️ Meaning:
▪️ To use one’s imagination to come up with something like an excuse, a name, a plan, or a story

✔️ For example:
▪️ The boss wants me to work on Sunday mornings, but I’ll have to think up an excuse because I love sleeping in on Sundays.
▪️ We need a good name for our new computer game. Do you think you could help us think one up?



Idiom of the Day
Leave well enough alone | let well enough alone
✔️ Meaning:
▪️ If you leave well enough alone, or let well enough alone, you don’t try to improve or change something that’s already good enough.

✔️ For example:
▪️ The kids seem happy enough now so let’s just leave well enough alone and forget about finding a new school for them.
▪️ Unless there’s a problem, I’d suggest you just let well enough alone and let your staff get on with their work.

✔️ Note: “Leave well alone” and “let well alone” are also used, esp. in Australian and British English.
✔️ Variety: This idiom is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.



Daily One #Common_mistakes with #Confused_words

Deal with.
❌ Don’t say: This book deals in common errors.
✔️ Say: This book deals with common errors.

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