Talk a Lot : English Idioms : Media : Part 2

The idioms that we study in this programme are: to put the cat among the pigeons; to be in sby's pocket; to break new ground; to drive sby up the wall; the best thing since sliced bread; to get to the heart of the matter; to take ages; I'd love to be a fly on the wall; to scrape the bottom of the barrel; to be about as much use as a chocolate teapot. (Note: sby = somebody.) Level: pre-intermediate - intermediate. Matt Purland runs the popular English language resource website He is the author of the Talk a Lot Free Spoken English course, which is a free download available from Material discussed during this lesson (.pdf):