Learn an American Idiom: Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

The English language can be very fun, rich, and interesting due to our use of idioms. An idiom is a “figurative” expression. The meaning of an idiom and the way in which it is used is different from how the dictionary would define it. The best way to learn these is to read and listen to native speakers. Find out what the idiom, “Every cloud has a silver lining” means.

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Learn an American Idiom: “I Lost My Train of Thought!”

Have you ever heard an English speaker say a phrase or expression that just doesn’t make any literal sense to you and seems out of place in the conversation? If so, it was probably an idiom, or popular expression. Idioms are great to learn because they are commonly used in everyday language and knowing them will increase your English fluency! This month’s idiomatic expression is “I lost my train of thought.”

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