Word Of The Day – 25/9/14


WORD OF THE DAY


CONCOCT(Verb)
\kən-ˈkäkt, kän-\

Meaning:
To make (a food or drink) by mixing different things together.
To invent or develop (a plan, story, etc.) especially in order to trick or deceive someone.

Usage:
He concocted the most amazing dish from all sorts of unlikely ingredients.
She concocted some elaborate story to explain her absence.
The soup was concocted from up to a dozen different kinds of fish.

Pronunciation: http://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/concoct


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


AN ARM AND A LEG

Meaning:
A lot of money.
To be very expensive.

Usage:
Buying a brand new car is going to cost us an arm and a leg.
These shoes cost me an arm and a leg.
Everything the restaurant offers tastes good, and it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.

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