Tag: sayings

“Excuse my French!” and other popular European sayings

As the final of this year’s Eurovision hits our screens tonight, I thought it would be apt to focus attention on English sayings that include a reference to a European country, city, nationality or language. So let’s kick off this post

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15 invigorating idioms to put a spring in your step

Spring in one's step and other spring idioms

Now that the clocks have gone forward, I think it’s safe to say that spring has well and truly arrived. Even if the weather here in the UK doesn’t appear to have received the memo! Not surprisingly, a blog post

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Go grab your pinny: it’s time to ready, steady, BAKE!

Baking idioms: Have your cake & eat it

Well, it’s certainly all hotting up in the GBBO* tent ahead of this year’s final… Hopefully there won’t be a soggy bottom in sight! The art of baking covers a wide range of culinary delights, from bread, cakes and biscuits

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