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On cloud nine – What’s the meaning?

Hey guys, I am in such a good mood today. You might say that I am on cloud nine. Now, I am not sure how many clouds there are or who numbered them. However, I do know that ‘on cloud nine’ is a phrase that means to be really happy. On Cloud Nine explained In [...]

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A piece of cake – What’s the meaning?

Hello again. I’m back after a short holiday. I went to Catalonia. It was lovely but I didn’t see that many cats though. Never mind. I am here to tell you about an idiom I learnt over there. A piece of cake. Yes, it is something that humans love to eat. Cake is quite nice [...]

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To be in the same boat – What’s the meaning?

Hey Guys, I am back. I am not much of a sailor. I don’t really like water. I am NOT scared of it. I just don’t really like it that much as it gets my fur all wet. The reason I am telling you this is because this idiom is about being in a boat. [...]

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Let sleeping dogs lie – What’s the meaning?

Hey guys, We all know that cats and dogs don’t always get along. Despite what many people will say, I don’t really have any problems with dogs. I actually like lots of dogs. However, if a dog is sleeping it is best to let him or her lie. In English we will say ‘let sleeping [...]

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Let the cat out of the bag – What’s the meaning?

Anyone who knows cats will know that we love bags. Why we love bags is a mystery to most humans and we will keep it that way for now. There is an expression to ‘let the cat out of the bag’. It means to let out a secret. Why does “let the cat out of [...]

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Green with envy – What’s the meaning?

Hi guys, it’s me again, Studycat. I love to study and one of the things I enjoy studying the most is English idioms. So, I have looked into a few good ones and I will let you know what I find out. Green with envy explained To be green with envy means to be jealous [...]

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Raining Cats & Dogs – What’s the meaning?

Hi humans, this is Studycat here and I have some idioms to tell you about. People use idioms a lot in English. Some are funny. Some are silly. Some are just really confusing. Now here is one I studied a while ago. As you can imagine it grabbed my attention. To rain cats and dogs. [...]

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