Week 1 (2016/2017)
Idiom of the week:
a done deal
Meaning: A done deal is an agreement or a decision that is final.
Saying of the week:
A little learning is a dangerous thing
Possible interpretation: It may be safer not to learn something at all than to half-learn it.
Note: This well known proverb originates from Alexander Pope′s "An Essay on Criticism":
A little Learning is a dang′rous Thing;
It is often stated as: "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing"
Phrasal Verb of the week
Meaning: to become less serious or more easy-going
Synonym: loosen up (informal)
Quote of the week:
“The difference between school and life? In school, you′re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you′re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” Tom Bodett
Saying of the week: A little learning is a dangerous thing
Phrasal Verb of the week: lighten up