Last updated at 16:12 BST, Tuesday, 24 August 2010
Idiomatic expressions & phrasal verbs
Eva from Italy asks about 'fly-on-the-wall'
Roger Woodham gets steamed up about anger idioms
Find out about 'whiter than white' and 'paint the town red'
Gareth Rees discusses the meanings of these phrasal verbs
Learn about 'the neck of the woods' and 'pay through the nose'
Abdullahi u Bichi from Nigeria finds out about kinship terms
What do English speakers mean when they say 'put the icing on the cake?'
What does the the idiom ‘no grass grew under his feet’ mean?
What do English speakers mean when they say they are feeling 'under the weather?'
Find out about phrases like 'here and there', 'on and on' and 'peace and quiet'
Was Martin Parrot born with a silver spoon in his mouth?
Every cloud has a silver lining...
What kind of person has 'his head in the stars' and 'his feet on the ground'?
Read Roger's answer to Eakchai Olarikded's question
Nguyen Quang Hieu from Vietnam jumps out of her skin
Gareth Rees answers a question from Miguel in Venezuela and explains the expression 'an inside job'
Trudi Faulkner-Petrova explains the meaning and use of the expression 'in terms of'
Roger Woodham describes the five different types of phrasal verbs
Amin in New Zealand is confused by all the different phrasal verbs that he hears
You get on and off a bus, but you get in a car. What is the difference?
Gareth Rees explains the the phrasal verb ‘Keep up’
Gareth Rees answers a question about the use of some phrasal verbs with 'pop'
A question from Fabio Domingues about the phrasal verb 'work out'
Roger Woodham explains these important grammatical terms which are very similar
Gareth Rees answers a question from Marita in Spain about the use of some phrasal verbs with 'pop'
Sandy from Russia has heard people use 'so' with verbs, as in 'I so want to go there' and wants to know if that is correct or just 'teen speak'?
Ali Banabdi from Saudi Arabia asks about the meaning of the expression 'throwaway society'
Alper Kara from Turkey learns about phrasal verbs such as 'come up', 'buy up' and 'write down'
Our language expert answers a question from Alexander in Russia about weather vocabulary
Explanation by Catherine Chapman