Do you remember any story about the destruction of this world? Do you have a friend or a brother/sister who tries to worsen your situation every time you do something bad at home? Find here expressions that can describe them.
EXPRESSIONS / IDIOMS
1. ADD FUEL TO THE FIRE
When someone does something to make a bad situation worse.
Ex: After his incarceration, the police seized all his properties, and to add fuel to the fire, his bank accounts were frozen.
2. AT A CROSSROADS
To be at a point in your life when you need to make an important decision
Ex: I was at a crossroads when I was offered a job in Ghana, but I got my admission to a school in Canada.
3. ALL EARS
To be eagerly waiting to hear about something
Rose: “I have to tell you about what happened during my date with Omalaye”
Essohanam: “I’m all ears!”
1. Abstemious Diet
Sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; temperate in the diet. Characterized by abstinence: an abstemious life.
Refraining from freely consuming food or strong drink; sparing in the diet; abstinent, temperate.
Ex: After the player’s weight gain, for two months he followed an abstemious nutritional diet and planned a daily workout with a physiotherapist. He surprised everyone with his physique.
2. Ambitious Project
Ambitious = having a strong desire for success or achievement; having a great desire (for something or to do something)
Ambitious project= A project necessitating extraordinary effort or ability
Ex: The construction of the green and futuristic << Akon City >> in Senegal is an ambitious project.
3. Apocalyptic Vision
Apocalyptic = relating to the destruction of something, especially of the world.
Apocalyptic Vision = A vision involving predictions about future disasters and the destruction of the world.
A gloomy vision of a world hastening towards ruin.
Ex: At the dawn of the year 2000, predictions were that our computerized and electrified civilization would descend into chaos.