Conditionals: other expressions (unless, should, as long as)

Unless Conditional clauses can begin with unless. Unless means something similar to ‘if … not’ or ‘except if’. The verb forms in the examples are similar to sentences with if: we use the present simple in the unless-clause and shall, should, will, would, can, could, may or might in the main clause: Unless I phone … Продължете с четенето на Conditionals: other expressions (unless, should, as long as)

Should uses

What is ideal or desired We use should most commonly to talk about what is the ideal or best thing to do in a situation: There should be more public hospitals. They should reduce the price of petrol. It’s so expensive. There should be four more candles on the cake. We use should have + … Продължете с четенето на Should uses

Junk mail

Junk mail is a term used to describe letters or advertising products which are sent to people who have not asked to receive them. It can also apply to email. Examples: Why does no one send me real letters anymore? All I ever receive is junk mail! When I checked my email this morning there … Продължете с четенето на Junk mail

To feel blue

To feel blue means to feel sad. Examples: I don't want to go out. Since my boyfriend left me I've been feeling blue. Don't feel blue. Life is short, have some fun! Take note When you say something will happen until you're blue in the face you mean it will be happening for a long … Продължете с четенето на To feel blue

Putting out fires

The phrase putting out fires means dealing with many small problems, usually at work. Though the problems might be small, they need to be solved quickly before they become bigger ones. Examples: Sorry I didn't have time to meet you for lunch today. I was busy at work all day putting out fires. Sometimes it … Продължете с четенето на Putting out fires

Headway Phrasal verbs (фразеологични глаголи Headway)

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Cold feet

In English, when we say we've got cold feet we mean we lack the confidence or courage to do something. Examples: Mary knew Tony had bought her engagement ring and was planning to propose on Valentine's Day. She just hoped he wouldn't get cold feet before then. The company directors were getting cold feet about … Продължете с четенето на Cold feet

To break the ice

To break the ice means to get people who have not met before to feel relaxed and to start talking to each other. Examples: She said, "Here's a game that's guaranteed to break the ice at parties". The room was silent, so he told a joke to break the ice. Sometimes it's very difficult to … Продължете с четенето на To break the ice

A piece of cake

If doing something is described as a piece of cake, it means it is easy to do. Examples: Changing the wheel on the car was a piece of cake – I was happy to help! I don't know what all the fuss was about – the exam was a piece of cake! I had half … Продължете с четенето на A piece of cake

Put your feet up

To put your feet up means to relax, especially by sitting with your feet supported above the ground. Examples: I like nothing better than putting my feet up after a hard day at work! You work so hard. Come on, sit here and put your feet up! Take note Don't confuse with to find your … Продължете с четенето на Put your feet up