Your English: Idioms
Tim Bowen explains common or just plain curious idioms for this section of Your English.
Tim Bowen discusses the unusual idiom a dog in the manger.
Tim Bowen's selection of idioms will have you walking on air.
Never one to blow his top, Tim Bowen takes a deep breath and calmly delivers some idioms related to rage.
Tim Bowen takes the bull by the horns as he explores the widespread use of animal idioms in society.
Think you know idioms like the back of your hand? Tim Bowen refuses to turn his back on these tricky expressions.
It’s time to let the cat out of the bag, as Tim Bowen shows once again he’s got bags of potential when it comes to idioms.
Tim Bowen proves he’s always on the ball as he starts the ball rolling with these ball-related idioms.
Tim Bowen shows that understanding these idioms is just like shooting fish in a barrel.
It’s clear the battle lines have been drawn as Tim Bowen shows he’s fighting a running battle with these idioms.
Tim Bowen isn’t beating around the bush in this instalment of Your English. We say you can’t beat it!
Tim Bowen bends over backwards to explain idioms that can drive us round the bend.
Tim Bowen is at his best as he delivers another fine article on idioms.
Tim Bowen’s got the bit between his teeth as he does his bit for Your English.
Tim Bowen's blood is boiling over the scandal surrounding American financier Bernard Madoff.
Tim Bowen stays in our good books with a shelf full of literary idioms.
Tim Bowen has worked his socks off to deliver another spectacular article on idioms.
It's been murder waiting for Tim Bowen's latest instalment of idioms, but it's here now!
Tim Bowen reflects on Wills and Kate’s big day; an event which made many people’s days.
Tim Bowen goes synonym-crazy and takes us through the many different ways to say that someone is drunk.
We’re on the edge of our seats for this instalment of Tim Bowen’s idioms!
Forget chocolates, Tim Bowen shows you how to really express your love this Valentine's Day with some juicy idioms.
The father of Your English, Tim Bowen, gifts us with the mother of all articles on idioms.
Tim Bowen is on fire again as he illuminates us on the subject of the UK’s urban riots.
Tim Bowen gives us plenty of food for thought with his interesting explanation of some of the many idioms associated with this yummy subject.
Put your feet up, relax and let Tim Bowen entertain you with this lively discussion on idioms involving feet.
Don’t sweep your problems with idioms under the carpet! Address them by reading this article by Tim Bowen.
Tim Bowen uses his extensive knowledge of idioms to explain why things may get a bit out of hand at the summit meeting of the G20 countries.
Tim Bowen gives an account of the British and Irish Lions rugby team's recent tour of South Africa, where the players played their hearts out.
Heaven only knows how you’d all cope without Tim Bowen’s informative articles on idioms.
Our resident hellraiser, Tim Bowen, recalls a story about some neighbours from hell.
Feeling a bit under the weather? Let Tim Bowen cheer you up with another great Your English article and you'll be feeling as fit as a fiddle in no time!
Have you ever gone under the knife? Or put the knife in? Tim Bowen sharpens up some idioms.
With Tim Bowen as your guide to idioms, you’ll be laughing.
Tim Bowen is here to help you see idioms in a different light.
Tim Bowen gets all lovey-dovey this week, with his explanation of the idioms surrounding this irresistible subject.
With Your English, Tim Bowen has certainly made his mark. Here, he delivers another classic article on idioms.
This week, Tim Bowen takes a load off our minds with his explanation of the many idioms associated with the human mind.
You can put your money on Tim Bowen coming up with some more valuable idioms.
Tim Bowen shows he's at the peak of his powers with another fine article on idioms.
Tim Bowen's wise words on idioms have certainly struck the right note with us.
Not for the first time, Tim Bowen's article on idioms is music to our ears.
As usual, Tim Bowen hits the nail on the head with another batch of idioms.
He may not be a household name, but Tim Bowen proves yet again why he’s a star of the ELT community.
Tim Bowen explains how euphemisms can help us talk about unpleasant or embarrassing topics.
Tim Bowen considers alternatives to this entertaining idiom.
Have you ever hit or gone through the roof? Tim Bowen is here to calm your nerves and explain a few idioms along the way.
Not wanting to disrupt the normal run of things, Tim Bowen is back with some more useful idioms.
There's no need to be in the doldrums as Tim Bowen's back with another set of idioms, this time derived from maritime.
Tim Bowen explains this word with such pizzazz, he probably writes articles like this in his sleep.
Tim Bowen gets the ball rolling with the first Your English article of 2009.
Tim Bowen does his stuff with a mixed bag of idioms.
Don’t sweep your issues with idioms under the carpet! Tim Bowen is here to make sense of them.
Tim Bowen gets his teeth into more than a mouthful of idioms.
Spring is in the air but you might want to hold fire on organizing a barbecue as the unpredictable weather might pour cold water on your plans. Tim Bowen braves the elements.
Do you know anyone with stars in their eyes who lives in cloud-cuckoo land? Tim Bowen presents some idioms that are out of this world.
You'll like the sound of this ... Tim Bowen's treats us to a feast for the senses.
Have you got a thing about idioms? That could mean more than one thing, explains Tim Bowen …
Confused by idioms? Don’t throw in the towel. Tim Bowen’s here to help.
We've got a lot of time for Tim Bowen. Make time to read his latest article on idioms.
Have you ever experienced a slip of the tongue or set tongues wagging? Tim Bowen articulates his thoughts on some idioms.
Tim Bowen never misses a trick when it comes to explaining idioms.
Who says we're bored at the thought of another idioms article by Tim Bowen? Nothing could be further from the truth.
Tim Bowen does us a good turn by supplying another handy list of idioms.
Have you ever had to walk on eggshells? Tim Bowen takes us through another collection of idioms, step by step.
Have you ever gone up the wall? What or who drove you up the wall? Tim Bowen lays down some hardcore idioms.
Tim Bowen isn’t starting a war of words; he’s come in peace with some very useful idioms.
Tim Bowen goes out of his way to explain idioms. He certainly has a way with words.
Tim Bowen's latest article on idioms associated with weather is going to go down a storm.
Are you worried? Never fear, Tim Bowen is here to take the weight off your mind with his latest explanation of idioms.
Tim Bowen keeps the Your English wheels turning with another useful batch of idioms.
Do idioms frighten you out of your wits? Tim Bowen’s razor-sharp article is here to save the day.
Not for the first time, Tim Bowen’s article on idioms is too brilliant for words.
Our resident workaholic, Tim Bowen, works wonders with his discussion of the idioms relating to this word.
Man of the world Tim Bowen returns with another idioms article that will do you the world of good.
Feeling the worse for wear? You could do worse than catch up with Tim Bowen’s newest selection of idioms!