Daily Archives: October 1, 2018

by Kate Woodford Last month we focused on idioms that included various parts of the body. This week, we look at idioms featuring the most productive part – the head! As ever, we only cover phrases that are frequent and current. If there is a problem and you bury your head in the sand, you behave […]

via Common idioms with the word ‘head’ — About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog

MAMIL noun [C] /ˈmæm.ɪl/ abbreviation for middle-aged man in lycra: a man who takes up cycling in middle age, especially one who rides an expensive bike and spends a lot of money on clothing, accessories and so on Richard’s transformation into a MAMIL began five years ago when, to get fit, he bought a road […]

via New words – 1 October 2018 — About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog