#364 | Do Idioms Really Matter?

English Learning for Curious Minds

May 4 2023 • 21 mins


There are thousands of idioms in the English language. Idioms are often present in the books we read, the shows we watch, and in everyday conversations.

In this episode, we’ll look into the different types of idioms, how to learn them effectively and ask ourselves whether idioms really matter.

  • Do people really say, “It’s raining cats and dogs”?
  • Alastair vs Kris
  • The four types of idioms
  • Do categories of idioms matter?
  • How native speakers decide to use an idiom
  • The two real categories of idioms that matter
  • How to think about idioms in English
  • Alastair vs Kris (the verdict)

Full interactive transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/do-idioms-matter


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Keywords: Learn English, idioms, aprende inglés, idiomas, aprender inglês, apprendre l'anglais, imparare l’inglese, ingilizce öğren,英語を習う, تعلم الإنجليزية