“Take someone for granted” means “to not show that you are grateful to someone for helping you”. Example: Rose says her children take her for granted and never thank her for all the things she does for them. Learning English can be fun!
"Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night." A little doodle by Charlie-Bowater for one the most beautiful lines from any poem, The Old Astronomer by Sarah Williams.
Crime and Punishment Vocabulary in English
“Go over” means “to examine or check”. Example: Remember to go over your essay for grammar and spelling mistakes before you hand it in to me.
American Idioms-----originated during battlefield surgery before chloroform was invented and the injured soldier or sailor was given a bullet to bite when nothing else was available to try to ease the pain. Probably some were swallowed.