Idiomatic Expressions 2
Second Nature Online English: Idioms - Lists of idioms by themes (body parts, animals, clothes, food…) used in a sentence and defined.
The Phrase Finder - Meanings and origins of over 2,000 English sayings, phrases and idioms. Look them up in the A-Z Index or use the search function to locate expressions containing a specific world.
TalkEnglish - Lesson Categories: Useful Phrases - 10 lessons with audio files each using 5 idiomatic expressions in sentences and in dialogue to show the meaning in context.
Talking About - The site has twenty-five general topics with lists of commonly used words and examples of how they are used in various situations, phrases, and idioms. Definitions and pronunciation of some of the expressions are provided.
Two-Part (Phrasal) Verbs (idioms) - The OWL at Purdue - This resource offers a list of idiomatic expressions that are two part phrasal verbs.
Vocabulary for learners of English: Idioms - This index contains information pages and quizzes on the most important British English idioms.
The Word Detective - The Word Detective on the Web is the online version of The Word Detective, a newspaper column answering readers' questions about words and language. You can also research hundreds of words and phrases indexed in alphabetical order that are lurking in our archive.
Word Power - The site has thirty-eight general topics with lists of commonly used words and examples of how they are used in various situations, phrases, and idioms. Definitions and pronunciation of some of the expressions are provided.
ESL Idioms page - A large number of idioms with their meanings and sentences as examples of use.
More Than 230 Common Proverbs Sorted Alphabetically - interactive fill in the blank exercise on proverbs.
April Fool's Day: Spot the Mistake - spot the false idioms and replace them with correct idiomatic expressions. The correct version of the dialogue with the idiomatic expressions is explained at the end of the exercise.
ESL Activities Online - This website contains a variety of activities for English language learners. It includes a section on idioms, grammar, reading comprehension, and a selection of flash activities.