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Πέμπτη, 12 Μαρτίου 2015

IDIOM OF THE DAY BLAZE

DIOM OF THE DAY-  BLAZE

1 'Go to blazes!' *Slang, old-fashioned [Go away!] 

Can I have a word with you for a moment? -No, go to blazes!

2 'Like blazes' *Old-fashioned  [Very fast/much]

She ran like blazes away from the scene of the explosion.

3 'What (how, when, where, who, why) the blazes?'*Old-fashioned
[Whatever (however, whenever, wherever, whoever, why ever)] used in questions to emphasise a strong feeling such as annoyance  or surprise

What the blazes is going on here? / How the blazes did you get here? I thought you were on holiday in Canada!

taken from the GLOBAL ELT ENGLISH IDIOMS DICTIONARY

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