English Idioms – Lose your way

From http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/ lose your way 1 to become lostWe lost our way in the dark.2 to forget or move away from the purpose or reason for somethingI feel that the project has lost its way. “I get lost very easily sometimes. It’s easy for me to lose my way, especially in a big city that I am visiting for the first time.” Do …

English idioms – Be set in your ways

From http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/ be set in your ways to have habits or opinions that you have had for a long time and that you do not want to change “As people get older they become more set in their ways.” “I told my father he should pay someone to cut his grass for him now that he is getting older but he likes …

English idioms – Out of Whack

Out of whack is an expression we can use to describe something that is not working or acting like it is supposed to. “Foreign plants and animals can throw an ecosystem out of whack.”“My back is sore again today. It has been out of whack since I fell last week.” “I’ve been on painkillers all week!” From: IDIOMS out of whack  (informal, especially North American …

Common English Idiom – Beggars can’t be choosers

Idiom: “Beggars can’t be choosers.” = If you get something for free you can’t complain about it. (If you begged, you don’t get to choose what you are given) choosers – CHOO-ZERZ “It was cold so I asked Bill if I could borrow a sweater and he lent me a real ugly one! At least it was warm, so I can’t complain. …