The English Corner 30 December

Posted Date : 30-Dec-2017

cut it out

If you say 'cut it out' to someone, you are telling them to stop doing something.
I've had enough of your insinuations, so just cut it out!
no flies on (someone)
To say that there are no flies on someone means that they are quick to understand and cannot be tricked or deceived easily.
It's better to tell him all the facts.  There are no flies on him.
go out the window
If a quality, principle or opportunity goes out the window, it disappears, is lost or abandoned.
When the plant closed down, all hopes of finding a job went out the window.

Screenager: A young person or teenager who spends a lot of time in front of the computer screen.
Textual harassment: Sending text messages to mobile phones which insult or abuse people.
Nevertiree : A person who continues to work after they have reached the age of retirement.

Synonyms and Antonyms
print (noun)

1. a perceptible trace left by pressure one telltale sign that I had been napping was the print left by the chenille bedspread on my cheek
Synonyms- of print impress, impression, imprint, stamp
2. a picture created from an image recorded on a light sensitive surface by a camera
we now get our prints developed online
Synonyms- of print photo, pic, photograph, shot, snap, snapshot
Words Related- to print blowup, close-up, enlargement, still telephoto daguerreotype, ferrotype, monochrome, sepia, tintype

 Phrasal Verbs
A phrasal verb is a verb followed by a preposition or an adverb; the combination creates a meaning different from the original verb. Below you will find a list of phrasal verbs in alphabetical order with their meaning and an example of use.
nod off- Fall asleep    
My grandfather often nods off in front of the television.
put forward- Propose or recommend something
The chairman put forward a new plan.
take out- Extract from somewhere.    
She took out a pen to note the address.

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