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TIL English Idiom Collection

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Collected from various sources by U Kyaw Tun (UKT), M.S. (I.P.S.T., U.S.A.), and staff of TIL (Tun Institute of Learning, http://www.tuninst.net ) for staff and students of TIL Computing and Language Center, Yangon, Myanmar. Not for sale.

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vale of tears (valley of tears) vamoose variety is the spice of life vegetate (veg out) VIP virgin territory virtual reality visit a spell vote of thanks

 

vale of tears (valley of tears)

From Magnuson
vale of tears (valley of tears)
-- vote of thanks Internet link vale of tears (valley of tears)

vale of tears (valley of tears) -- a place of trials and troubles, life on earth, this mortal coil
Brothers and sisters, our burden is heavy tonight - heavy with the passing of dear Jesse, who has departed this vale of tears

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vamoose

From Magnuson
vamoose --
leave quickly, go, get going, hit the road
We better vamoose, my friend, or we'll be late for our appointment.

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variety is the spice of life

From Magnuson
variety is the spice of life --
a variety of experiences makes life interesting, to each his own
On the sign above the door were these words: GENERAL STORE Variety is the spice of life!

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vegetate (veg out)

From Magnuson
vegetate (veg out) --
not do anything, be a couch potato
After work he just vegetates - just sits there and says nothing.

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VIP

From Magnuson
VIP -- V
ery Important Person, big boys, big wig
Only the VIP's - the president, and members of the board - are invited to the dinner.

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virgin territory

From Magnuson
virgin territory --
untouched or unexplored area
The island was virgin territory. There were no signs of humans.

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virtual reality

From Magnuson
virtual reality --
a "real" experience created on a computer
Virtual reality allowed me to experience space travel.

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visit a spell

From Magnuson
visit a spell --
visit for awhile, set a spell
Well hello, Charlie. Come in and visit a spell.

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vote of thanks

From Magnuson
vote of thanks --
an expression of thanks from a group, tip of the hat
When our president spoke, she gave a vote of thanks to the volunteers.

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