Use Them Correctly: “Pin drop silence” , “washed-up ” , “Feedback” and “Laughing all the way to the bank”

“The writer has nice things to say about your company’s cultural programme.” “That’s to be expected, I guess. He was our former employee.” “Really? He says there was pin drop silence when the CEO’s wife sang. Is that true?” “Of course, not! People were chatting away. By the way, the expression ‘pin drop silence’ is …

CRAMMING FOR THE EXAMS?

During exams you are permitted to look down for inspiration and up in exasperation, but you are not permitted to look side to side for information. “What are you doing here? I thought you would be cramming for tomorrow’s exam.” “Cramming? Does it mean the same as studying?” “When you ‘cram for’ a test, you …