Idiom of the Day
lay (something) on the line
to speak directly and firmly about something
The librarian had to lay it on the line and tell everyone not to bring drinks into the library.
Tips to succeed in IELTS Exam
You know the way beginners talk when learning a new language a slow, flat monotone. Nothing is less impressive and more yawn inspiring. Even if you speak perfectly, a bland tone can make you sound less fluent than you really are. Adding some range to your tones will make you sound more fluent, interesting and accomplished.