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English Idioms Illustrated

Age Level: Ages 8-12, Ages: 12 +
By Developer: Robot Media SL


The full version of this app provides over 160 beautifully illustrated English idioms. Learn the story behind expressions like, "knuckle down", "mad as a hatter" and "berserk! Whether you want to understand these phrases, as you come across them in life, or just enjoy learning more about English idioms, this is a great app. I have a few idiom dictionaries on my bookshelf, as I often come across these interesting phrases and have an insatiable curiosity. Finding an app, which is always handy, just made things a whole lot easier.

The thing I like about this app is the visual & definition combination. The illustrations are very nicely done and humorous.

The first 23 idioms are free and the rest are available through in-app purchases. Currently, in the free version, there are 200 idioms including:

  • Achilles heel
  • Bite the bullet
  • Cross the Rubicon
  • Dark horse
  • First rate
  • Guinea pig
  • Hanky-panky
  • In a nutshell
  • Jump on the bandwagon
  • Knuckle down
  • Lions share
  • Mad as a hatter
  • No holds barred
  • Once in a blue moon
  • Point blank
  • Real McCoy
  • Salt of the earth
  • Turn over a new leaf
  • Up to scratch
  • Wild goose chase

  • In a nutshell, you should download this first rate app - no need to bite the bullet, as it's free!

    Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
    In-app purchasing available.

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