Idioms are very common in daily life speaking. They are often used in movies and TV shows. One should learn as many idiomatic expressions as possible in order to sound more like that of a native speaker. Here is the list of useful idioms for English language aspirants.
Meaning the Difference between Quiet, Quit & Quite
The words “quiet,” “quit,” and “quite” look and sound fairly indistinguishable, but their meanings are quite different. As a noun, “quiet” means silent (as in “the quiet of a summer morning”); as an adjective, “quiet” means calm or still (as in “a quiet place to study”); and, as a verb, “quiet” means to make or become quiet (as in, “I tried to quiet the crowd”). The verb “quit” means to free or to leave (as in “He plans to quit her job”). The adverb “quite” means entirely, positively, or to a considerable extent (as in “The questions were quite difficult”).
Each expression in this post has been shown with meaning followed by an example with a relevant picture. This blog post on “Weather Vocabulary” aims to help ESL learners and teachers in order to help improve their English.
1. to break up
Meaning: to end up a romantic relationship
I don’t know why she broke up with Mike.