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"Bend over backwards" means "to try very hard to do something". Example: I keep bending over backwards to lose weight, and I’ve only lost five pounds! #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

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"Doormat" means a weak person who is regularly abused by others. Example: That loser is such a doormat, he'll do anything you'll tell him. #slang #englishslang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #doormat

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"Blow your top" means "to become very angry". Example: My father will blow his top when he sees what happened to the car. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

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Literary Devices Interactive Dictionary: Exploring Figurative Language

Literary devices interactive dictionary... Help students explore figurative language with fun, engaging activities! Grades 5-8

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"Catch some Zs" means "to go to sleep, to take a nap". Example: Max pulled over to the side of the road to catch some Zs. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

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