We use idioms daily for several reasons. When used as either a part of a conversation or as a part of writing, idioms have a way of making what we are attempting to say better. Idiomatic phrases add color and poetry to what we say and what we write.
() American Venus Williams brushed off a question about her age after defeating Belgian Kirsten Flipkens at the , but the 40 year old ongoing passion for her sport was hailed as an inspiration by several of her fellow professionals.After failing to get past the first round at each of the three Grand Slams held last year, Venus turned back the clock on Monday by beating Flipkens 7 5 6 2 to ease into the second round in Melbourne.”Would it be front of mind for you if you were playing a professional tennis match?” Williams said in reply to a question about her age during her post match interview.”There you go,” she added, when the reporter replied, “Not necessarily.”Younger sister Serena, who eased into round two with a 6 1 6 1 drubbing of Germany Laura Siegemund, said Venus optimism and work ethic were a daily source of personal inspiration.”She never gets frustrated about her situation, health wise,” Serena said. “She always looking on the bright side. Then she works so hard.”It also very inspiring because she still pushes me on a level that no one able to push me.”The Williams sisters contribution to tennis was also highlighted by Japan Naomi Osaka, who reached the second round after demolishing Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.”I actually interact with Venus more.
In 1959, Page converted to evangelical Christianity and worked for Billy Graham, studying at Bible colleges in Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon, with the intent of becoming a missionary. The latter part of Page life was marked by depression, violent mood swings, and several years in a state psychiatric hospital suffering from paranoid schizophrenia. After years of obscurity, she experienced a resurgence of popularity in the 1980s..
We must be realistic. We will not expect Biden, Harris and their incoming administration to return our public life to what we once knew as “normal,” since that may not be possible, or in some ways even desirable. But we will hope they begin to define a new normal that gives these disunited states a way forward..