The idioms that we study in this programme are: to have nothing to do with sby / sth; to play the property market; to struggle to make [both] ends meet; share and share alike; to pay through the nose; to pile on the pounds; neither a borrower nor a lender be; to give sby the boot; to get / be up the duff; to be up to your eyes in debt. (Note: sby = somebody, and sth = something.) Level: pre-intermediate - intermediate. Matt Purland runs the popular English language resource website http://www.englishbanana.com/ He is the author of the Talk a Lot Free Spoken English course, which is a free download available from http://www.englishbanana.com/talkalot/ Material discussed during this lesson (.pdf): http://www.englishbanana.com/problems-20-common-english-idioms.pdf Want to join Matt online for his next free English lesson on WIZIQ? Just visit: http://www.wiziq.com/mattpurland/ to register for free!