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Idiom of the day - Don’t keep sticking your oar in!

Idiom of the day – Don’t keep sticking your oar in!

To ‘stick (or put) your oar in’ means to interfere or try to have your say in somebody else’s life. It means to offer unwanted help or opinions to somebody who really wishes you would ‘keep your nose out’.

Imagine if you were happily rowing along in a rowing boat, pulling both oars yourself, but then your passenger produced their own oar and stuck it into the water to try to help take the boat in a different direction.

For example:

Rob: My Uncle Mark keeps trying to tell me which universities to apply for. It’s so annoying! I wish he wouldn’t keep sticking his oar in.

Presenting tips (IATEFL members) — International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language – Blog

The annual IATEFL conference will soon be upon us. Of the 600 or so talks that will be delivered throughout the event, more than a few will be given by first-time presenters. IATEFL readily tries to encourage and provide support for first-time speakers. For example, there is the chance to be mentored by a more […]

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VOCABULARY BOOST: MISS

VOCABULARY BOOST: MISS

VOCABULARY BOOST: MISS


— Read on intercambioidiomasonline.com/2018/04/02/vocabulary-boost-miss-2/

I really don’t want you to MISS this super useful lesson! 😂😂😂🙏🏻🙏🏻

What does it mean – Teaching is a CALLING?

What does it mean – Teaching is a CALLING?

What does it mean – Teaching is a CALLING?
— Read on aiyshahelit.wordpress.com/2018/03/20/what-does-it-mean-teaching-is-a-calling-2/

IDEA Series: Do We Need Electric Vehicles? What are the Drawbacks?

IDEA Series: Do We Need Electric Vehicles? What are the Drawbacks?

IDEA Series: Do We Need Electric Vehicles? What are the Drawbacks?
— Read on eltecenglish.com/2018/04/02/idea-series-do-we-need-electric-vehicles-what-are-the-drawbacks/

Our favourite children’s books

Our favourite children’s books

Our favourite children’s books
— Read on blog.oup.com.au/2018/04/02/our-favourite-childrens-books/

14 English Idioms About Love

14 English Idioms About Love

14 English Idioms About Love
— Read on travelingteacher2018.wordpress.com/2018/02/12/14-english-idioms-about-love/

Here are some lovely English idioms for a relaxing Easter Sunday afternoon. Enjoy! 😊❤️

IELTS Task 1 Academic Correction: Underground Railway System – 4

IELTS Task 1 Academic Correction: Underground Railway System – 4

IELTS Task 1 Academic Correction: Underground Railway System – 4
— Read on eltecenglish.com/2018/03/31/ielts-task-1-academic-correction-underground-railway-system-4/