Subject: General Knowledge Grade : 4 Date : November 13, 2020. Topic : Idioms What is an idiom?
An idiom is a common phrase which means something different from its literal or actual meaning but can be understood because of their popular use. In order to understand an idiom, one has to sometimes know the culture from which the idiom comes. There are over 25,000 idiom in the English Language. Look at the following idioms. What do you suppose this means? It means that you should not fuss about something that has already passed or happened and that you cannot change. What about this one? If you or someone were to hold on to your tongue, what would happen? Do you think you would be able to talk? So, what do you think it mean? What is the man about to eat? What does this picture tell us? What does this mean? Activities New Junior English Revised – page 118, 119, 120 and Exercise 165 on page 121. Homework New Junior English Revised – page 121, Exercise 166.