Oct 252012

In this episode, The Teacher introduces you to three idiomatic phrases connected with horses.
1. To eat like a horse
2. Straight from the horse’s mouth
3. To flog a dead horse

Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent man.
And this is Fred, who, as you may have noticed, is a horse. Today Fred and I are going to be helping you to improve your English.
I bet you’ve never been taught by a horse before.
Hungry, isn’t he? In fact, he eats all the time. He eats like a horse – of course he does – he is a horse.
In English, if someone eats a lot we can say ‘he eats like a horse’.


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