English Phrasal Verbs – into part 3

If somebody ‘flies into’ an emotional state, they do it very suddenly and without warning. He flew into a panic when he heard that the big boss was coming. She flew into a rage when she heard that her project had been cancelled. If you ‘fool someone into’ doing something, you trick them into doing … Read more

Business English Idioms – war

There are a lot of expressions used in business which are borrowed from the army and from war. Here are some examples: You can ‘gain ground’ on your competition. We’ve gained ground in the Japanese market. We now have a 20% market share, up from just 7% last year. You ‘ don’t give up without … Read more