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Essential Idioms in English

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Source: Essential Idioms in English by Robert J. Dixson. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The book contains additional exercises with answers. MY ANKI DECKS MY GLOSSIKA ANKI DECKS MY OTHER ANKI DECKS A quick overview is available at imgur.com/a/Pb46M, imgur.com/a/snycYoD, imgur.com/a/ismBncl and imgur.com/a/5cxyoUb. If you're interested in the full version of some of these decks, consider supporting me on . It'd be very much appreciated. Thank you! Nickolay <kelciour@gmail.com>

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Id Idioms_369_Advanced_045
Expression to break loose
Meaning to become free or loose, to escape
Examples During the bad storm, the boat broke loose from the landing and drifted out to sea. One bicyclist broke loose from the pack of racers and pulled ahead towards the finish line.
Id Idioms_427_Advanced_103
Expression to line up
Meaning to form a line; to arrange to have, to manage to obtain (S)
Examples The moviegoers lined up in front of the theater showing the most popular film of the summer. Rob is going to schedule the famous author to speak at the convention if he can line her up in time.
Id Idioms_318_Intermediate_162
Expression to give off
Meaning to release, to produce
Examples When water boils, it gives off steam. The flowers in this garden give off a strange odor.

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In this case, looking at the Styling section in the card template, it corresponds to .expression and can be styled the same way as https://docs.ankiweb.net/#/templates/styling?id=night-mode

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I don't know what do you mean by that, but I didn't and couldn't say that. This is the "Essential Idioms in English" deck. The deck contains all the cards (468 notes) and there's no other deck.
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If you mean another deck, please see "My Other Anki Decks" section on this page.
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The desk contains phrasal verbs and they are quite good but they are not idioms indeed. :)
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The name of the deck is the name of the book. It contains idioms, phrasal verbs, and collocations. From the author's note to the first edition: "Of course, the idioms chosen for study should be well within the student's grasp and of practical value. Such expressions as "to carry coals to Newcastle" or "to wash one's dirty linen in public," while very colorful, do not give the student immediate facility in his everyday use of the language. Thus, only those idioms have been included in this book that are more or less basic. ... For the purpose of this book I have simply assumed that an idiom is an expression which has a meaning different from that of the joined meanings of its component parts".
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