Tips for Studying Idioms

What do I study?

Words that go together

General idioms

Common slang

Phrasal verbs


Proverbs and sayings

How do I study?

Discover Definitions

From native speakers

Ask for meaning

Specialized dictionaries

Use the context or situation

Try to guess the meaning

Listen for idioms and phrases

Social situations

Media and entertainment

Write down new idioms

Use what you learn

Update and review your list

Ask how and when to use idioms correctly

Use in sentences and appropriate situations

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16