Idioms

To American-English speakers, these phrases might be the best thing since...

If you think with your stomach, it’s likely that you speak the language of food. Here are some food-based idioms common in everyday American speech.
Illustration of canary in the coal mine idiom (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Idiom in the news: Canary in the coal mine

Understanding idioms is one of the hardest parts of mastering a language. An idiom is a group of words that together assume a new...