200 Common English Phrases
Ex. Who created the concept for the ad campaign?
Ex. If you add three and four you get seven.
Ex. All the eggs got broken.
Ex. The kids were outside playing ball.
Ex. Do you think we should call the police?
Ex. A shopping bag
Ex. I keep these rags for cleaning the car.
Ex. Keep away from the edge of the cliff – you might fall.
Ex. The kids were outside playing ball.
Ex. He’s six feet tall.
Ex. I can’t bear being bored.
Ex. Don’t walk around outside in your bare feet.
Ex. Most birds lay eggs in the spring.
Ex. The third road on the right
Ex. She wiped her eyes and blew her nose.
Ex. A fishing boat
Ex. She was wearing a heavy winter coat.
Ex. An empty bottle will float.
Ex. I don’t want to bore you to death.
Ex. Most animals have four legs.
Ex. She looked up as a plane roared overhead.
Ex. Milk keeps much longer in a fridge.
Ex. “I like your cat,” he said.
Ex. They sat down at the table.
Ex. The cave was dark.
Ex. One lady gave me a box of shells.
Ex. He had to borrow money to save his business.
Ex. She’s just changed jobs.
Ex. I offered her a range of options.
Ex. I don’t cook meat very often.
Ex. We’ll have to screw a hook into the wall.
Ex. We visited a dairy farm and saw the cows being milked.
Ex. How does this machine work?
Ex. Many people now own a smartphone.
Ex. He runs five miles every day.
Ex. Can you stay after work to play tennis?
Ex. A bale of hay
Ex. There’s no butter left in the butter dish.
Ex. I wish I’d never volunteered to do the washing up.
Ex. We’ve been married for eight years.
Ex. My skates were a bit small.
Ex. She has a long, thin face.
Ex. They decided to go to a pizza place.
Ex. Do you know who won the race?
Ex. If someone was able to track her, she needed to flee, fast.
Ex. Tom put a flea collar on his dog.
Ex. Their little girl is nearly four.
Ex. The door to his bedroom was locked.
Ex. She looks so happy.
Ex. She was changing the baby’s nappy.
Ex. It’s a sappy movie.
Ex. I’m no hero in my dreams.
Ex. The temperature has fallen below zero.
Ex. She used to hide her diary under her pillow.
Ex. The boat was swept out to sea by the tide.
Ex. The swimming pool is five meters wide.
Ex. Hills are not as high as mountains.
Ex. I will see him tomorrow
Ex. If you fell off the roof, you’d kill yourself.
Ex. I dug a hole and planted the tree.
Ex. I’m troubled by this mole.
Ex. If she stole something from you, I’ll return it.
Ex. I hopped on the bus at the traffic lights.
Ex. She wants to be a pop singer.
Ex. It’s too hot in here, can we turn down the heating?
Ex. He’s not fat!
Ex. Is the sheet in the cot still clean?
Ex. I bumped my head on the shelf as I stood up.
Ex. I don’t want lumps in the sauce.
Ex. I love you.
Ex. Those gloves look nice and warm.
Ex. He was wearing a suit made from pure silk.
Ex. The maid brought it.
Ex. The main problem is a lack of resources.
Ex. She was in constant pain.
Ex. A map of the world
Ex. Toss out any clothes you use to remove the sap.
Ex. Come and sit on my lap and I’ll read you a story.
Ex. I met her in Tokyo.
Ex. He ran excitedly down the hall to greet his cousins.
Ex. The whole is surrounded by a deep moat 30 to 40 ft.
Ex. The children go to bed at nine o’clock.
Ex. This wine is delicious.
Ex. She’ll be one year old tomorrow.
Ex. His fingerprints were all over the gun.
Ex. I’ve won first prize!
Ex. The dog growled.
Ex. Fill the pail with sand.
Ex. You look pale today.
Ex. A peace conference.
Ex. He cut the cake into six pieces.
Ex. You may use my pen.
Ex. These men were not afraid of the king’s soldiers.
Ex. Do you have a pet?
Ex. We met a sweet little child.
Ex. Don’t smoke in bed.
Ex. “Good night,” he said cheerfully.
Ex. How long did Queen Elizabeth reign?
Ex. Rain is forecast for tomorrow.
Ex. The game is rigged.
Ex. The dog was digging a hole to hide its bone in.
Ex. I set the clock to the right time.
Ex. He flew a kite with his son.
Ex. My little brother is only half my height.
Ex. I don’t like rock music.
Ex. Give me a piece of chalk.
Ex. We made a sand castle.
Ex. What’s your favorite band?
Ex. When did you seed the lawn?
Ex. I have to feed my cat.
Ex. You should get rid of these weeds.
Ex. We’re open seven days a week.
Ex. I just want to go to heaven.
Ex. I’ve put clean sheets on the bed.
Ex. His feet were bare.
Ex. Will you sing us a song.
Ex. Birds have wings.
Ex. He’s the new king of pop music.
Ex. She had six children.
Ex. You can’t mix oil and water.
Ex. I plan to skip lunch.
Ex. Thanks for the tip.
Ex. She kissed me on the lips.
Ex. She’ll soon be here.
Ex. I want to go to the moon.
Ex. The boat is ten metres in length.
Ex. She went out to look for the hens.
Ex. I’ve got three sisters.
Ex. We sat under a tree for shade.
Ex. They have two houses.
Ex. She has lots of shoes.
Ex. She swims well.
Ex. Can you tell me how to get to the library?
Ex. Do you want to sell them?
Ex. What did I win?
Ex. What did you write?
Ex. Stop right here.