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Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic: Safety and risk

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Safety and risk by the skin of your teeth If you do something by the skin of your teeth you just manage to do…

Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic: Expectation

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Expectation the calm before the storm or the lull before the storm You describe a very quiet period as the calm before the storm…

Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic: Money

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Topic: Money cost an arm and a leg If something costs an arm and a leg it costs a lot of money. It cost…

Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic: Disagreement

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Disagreement agree to differ or agree to disagree If two people who are arguing about something agree to differ or agree to disagree, they…

Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic: Effort

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Effort break your back If you break your back to do something, you work extremely hard to try to do it. These days you…

The Most Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic: Loving and liking

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 Loving and liking carry a torch for someone If you carry a torch for someone, you are in love with them but they do…

Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic: Limitations and restrictions

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Limitations and restrictions bend the rules If you bend the rules you do something which is not allowed, either to help someone else or…

The most Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic : Success and failure

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 Success and failure back to the drawing board If you have to go back to the drawing board, something you have done has not…

The most Common Idioms to Boost Your IELTS Score – Topic : Help and encouragement

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Help and encouragement bend over backwards or bend over backward If you bend over backwards or bend over backward, you try very hard to…

Common Idioms to Improve Your IELTS Score – Topic: Communication

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Communication keep someone posted If you keep someone posted, you continue giving them the latest information about a situation. She made me promise to…