Oct 252012

In this episode The Teacher introduces you to three idioms connected with wheels:
1. Reinventing the wheel.
2. Asleep at the wheel.
3. The wheels have come off.

Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent man. And today, this wheel and I will be teaching you some English idioms.
I bet you’ve never been taught by a wheel before.
The wheel is a very… old invention. And it’s also a very, very, very good design.
So, there’s no point in reinventing the wheel.
In English, if someone wastes time trying to create something that has already been made, we say they’re ‘reinventing the wheel’.


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