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    blueberry777 is offline Newbie
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    Default need some versatile idioms

    Could you give me some idioms that I could use in a speech regardless of its subject?

    Thanks in advance

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    Default Re: need some versatile idioms

    With due respect, there's not much sense in just using idioms without connection to your topic.

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    Default Re: need some versatile idioms

    You might even say you're putting the cart before the horse!

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    Default Re: need some versatile idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    You might even say you're putting the cart before the horse!

    Or talking through his or her hat?

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    Default Re: need some versatile idioms

    English Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions - UsingEnglish.com

    Start with letter A and pick up the ones you like best; you should have a hint on what you are going to talk about, find those that fit.

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