Swansong – English Idiom – Online English Lessons

A swansong is a farewell public appearance or final piece of work before retirement. This idiom is usually used when referring to actors, artists, writers and musicians etc, but is also more broadly used when talking about a person’s last activity in many other areas. It has its origins in the fable that swans only… Continue reading Swansong – English Idiom – Online English Lessons

Launch into – English Phrasal Verbs – Online English Lessons

To launch into something (such as a speech, a song, a presentation) is to start doing or saying something in a very energetic or enthusiastic way. Examples of use: 1. She walked into the office and suddenly launched into stories about her adventures on holiday. 2. He was just launching into his presentation when someone’s… Continue reading Launch into – English Phrasal Verbs – Online English Lessons