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Default Re: Difference between Conversational Classes and General English Classes

Are you ears painted on? I like that!

Idioms can be a double-edged sword.

In a non-ESL writing class, I often urge students to "modernize" old idioms and metaphors. Sometimes it works; sometimes it fails.

Live and learn.


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Aristotle, 4th Century BCE, Greek philosopher
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