Proverbs & Idioms

Drill yourself with smart flashcards to learn the most common English-language proverbs and idioms.

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A blessing in disguise or dime a dozen? Bite the bullet or bite off more than you can chew? The English language is riddled with colourful expressions that, to many (even native English speakers) can be quite mind-boggling! But learning the most important ones is easier than ever with Brainscape’s collection of idioms and proverbs flashcards, which will help you learn efficiently!

Become as sharp as a whip with these popular idioms and proverbs

Idioms add color, dimension, culture, and even humour to language. And because they are used so prolifically in written communications, literature, and everyday speech, mastering them is pretty important to mastering the English language!

Thankfully, Brainscape has vastly simplified the process with our collection of 300 of the most popular proverbs and idioms. Delivered by our intelligent, spaced repetition learning platform, Brainscape makes learning so much more efficient, convenient, and even fun than any traditional study method.

Plus, being accessible via Brainscape’s web and mobile app for Android or iOS, you can sneak in this practice anytime and anywhere, empowering you to learn as many new idioms and proverbs a day as you can manage (while also reviewing the ones you previously learned).

A bigger vocabulary, which includes a grasp of the English language’s most popular idioms and proverbs, goes the distance in helping you communicate more eloquently with peers and superiors; feel more confident in professional and academic environments; and BE a better, more efficient, and articulate communicator overall!

How does Brainscape help you learn faster and remember for longer?

The brain is hardwired to learn and remember information a certain way. The Brainscape™ flashcard app was born out of the question: what if we leveraged this hardwiring to help students learn more efficiently? Fueled by curiosity, our team of cognitive scientists from Columbia and Yale spent years developing a scientifically optimized learning platform to boost your learning.

Our "secret sauce" is a learning algorithm that delivers information to your brain in a way that optimizes its ability to retain that information. And it’s the spaced repetition of these popular idioms and proverbs at precisely the right interval for YOUR brain that makes Brainscape so effective for remembering the facts.

With Brainscape’s collection of Proverbs & Idioms course, you get:

  • Over 300 of the top proverbs and idioms used in English, which will boost your language mastery overall, even if you are a native English speaker.
  • Easy access to study online or in Brainscape's mobile apps.
  • A spaced repetition learning system customized to your pace of learning.
  • Bookmark tools to make it easy to quiz yourself or your classmates.
  • Lots of scores, analytics, and progress metrics so you can easily track your studies and build good study habits.
  • Social features and leaderboards to see how your progress compares to other people around the world.
  • Ongoing feedback, stats, and visualizations to help you track your progress.

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