Portmanteau words

Portmanteau words are made from blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two other words. Portmanteau words adopt the meanings of both words.

Military vocabulary

When we read the news, we can find articles related to armed conflicts or military actions which have a specific vocabulary that we are not familiar with.This list compiles some terms that appear in these articles.

Work Idioms

Bottom line: conclusion.

The bottom line is if we can't deliver the product on schedule, the costumer won't renew their contract.

Expressions with be to talk about the future

be + full infinitive

We use be + to + infinitive in formal language for arrangements. This expression is often used by journalists.

Sports idioms at the Olympics

While watching the Olympics we might have heard a lot of idioms being used by both the commentators and by the competitors. Here you have some of them.

However, Whatever, Whichever, Whenever, Wherever, Whoever

However, Whatever, Whichever, Whenever, Wherever, Whoever: It doesn't matter how, what, when, etc.