Reinvent The Wheel – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

idiom of the day - reinvent the wheel

Reinvent The Wheel- Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


wasting time trying to create something that someone else has already created


You don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Read up on what others have done.

We’ve had a lot of experience with disasters, and don’t have to reinvent the wheel every time something happens.

“School committees need not reinvent the wheel every time they try to improve the curriculum.”


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    Why ______________________  when there are drugs already on the market that are effective?
    A. down and outs
    B. castles in the air
    C. reinvent the wheel
    D. made my hair stand on air
  2. Describe the mistake you have had . Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – What you did
    – How you fixed it
    And explain why you made the mistake

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