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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
If you got an opportunity to get a new job because you know someone who will introduce you to the company's owner, you have:

If you had made a decision and then start changing your mind because you have lost your courage , you have:

Which idiom was not presented in this lesson?

What does this idiom mean: To put one's foot down?

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112 Comments on “English Idioms – ‘Foot’”

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thanks again James you help us a lot . …

Tuesday, May 25th 2010

Thank’s alot

Wednesday, May 26th 2010

In Spain’s Spanish
To put your foot in your mouth = To put your tongue in your ass.
Very polished idiom, isn’t it? :-)))
Thanks for the lesson

Wednesday, May 26th 2010

    How could you make it out?

    Saturday, April 9th 2011

you are an excellent teacher

Wednesday, May 26th 2010

    you are the best teacher in the word

    Sunday, May 30th 2010

Hey, James, thank you for the lesson! I watch all of your lessons! You’re really helping me out with my English and especially these idioms you tell us!
Cheers from Bulgaria :))

Wednesday, May 26th 2010

I love all of your lessons. I’ve learnt a lot. Thank you. I’d like to watch a video about the usage of “like” in spoken english. I know it’s very common but i like ignore how to use it sometimes. (was it ok?)
Thanks again

Wednesday, May 26th 2010

Thank u Jamees
you help me learning new things

Thursday, May 27th 2010

Thank you so much..=]

Thursday, May 27th 2010

thanks James I learned a lot of your lesson…

Thursday, May 27th 2010

thanks for teaching us this is the best way to learn

Friday, May 28th 2010

thank you alot

Friday, May 28th 2010

hi james..
ur teaching is good.what does the idiom “To be swept off ur feet” mean??

Friday, May 28th 2010

hi my name is ju hyun .
I’m from korea and I’m a high school student .
I’m glad to meet you.
I wish to be with you and relate together for the good of each other.
thanks for teaching us this the best way to learn.
see you next time.

Saturday, May 29th 2010

As usual you rock James. Infact it’s an informative video. Thanks!

Saturday, May 29th 2010

Thanks it is fantastic website to learn ENGLISH……..

Sunday, May 30th 2010

im verry verry simple i like english and i want know more about this language i need your help pleace

Monday, May 31st 2010

hello madam
i am ashu frm india..i have little knowlege og english. i see ur videos on you tube …its reallly gud… and ur steps is easy also ..wat i write in this …its the result of ur videos…

Monday, May 31st 2010

You were really cool doing that lesson,though! LOL I like your style dude, but I’m not gay kkkk…. you really outdid yourself.

Tuesday, June 1st 2010

Thank you very much!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, June 1st 2010


Thank you a lot, this is a great video lecture on idioms with foot. However, this video would be even better if it addressed some other popular idioms with foot like: itchy feet, put one’s foot in it, shoot in the foot. Inspite of this I think that this video is very useful as is.

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010

James ,you are wonderfull !!!!!!!thanks

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010

I love English=) thanks a lot! you are one of the best teacher I’ve ever seen! <3

Thursday, June 3rd 2010

Good lesson. Thank you..

Saturday, June 5th 2010

what is the different between idiom and slang???

Sunday, June 6th 2010

I love your example, tat’s so interesting!!!

Sunday, June 6th 2010

Dear Mr. James!
It is pleasure to me I am sharing with you my queries because your theme of teaching is very nice. Dear Sir! please need of one lecture on following words as concern how we can use them in which situation:
1. Would
2. Would be
3. Could
4. Could be
5. To be Verb-(III form)
Kindly waiting of your reply as concern above words how we can use in our daily conversation and writing.

Kind Regards,

M. Tariq Bashir

Monday, June 7th 2010

Your champion James, keep going you had already put your foot in the proper door :)

Wednesday, June 9th 2010

I loooooooove James!

Wednesday, June 9th 2010


Thursday, June 10th 2010

its very good

Thursday, June 10th 2010

Hi James am back.
I set to the exam but I didn’t get the score that I need, you & Reebca have such good way of teaching I hope you can help me in grammmer because I have lack in grammer and in consistence of my writting as they said (ETS)to me in my result can you plz?
gentlman will never let a lady wait hahha

Thursday, June 10th 2010

You are the best!!!

Friday, June 11th 2010

I like you

Saturday, June 12th 2010

Thank you alot .

Sunday, June 13th 2010

This is such a great lesson! And you are such a great teacher, James!!!

Sunday, June 13th 2010

hey james…
what does the idiom water over the dam mean??

Sunday, June 13th 2010

realy u people rock, thanx

Monday, June 14th 2010

marry me

Monday, June 14th 2010

That’s what I’m talking about

Great info,

Thanks a lot


Tuesday, June 15th 2010

fanny teachar i like your leassons

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010

This is amazing ! just that I was looking for ! thank you and I wish good luck for any companion to prepare this site Thank you again

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010

Excellent James,Thanks for your perfomance and trying to better undrestanding us.

Thursday, July 1st 2010

Hey James,

Cool i like the way u teach…..

Friday, July 2nd 2010

u are cool James..thx..ur lessons are so interesting and funny))))

Monday, July 12th 2010

Thanks alot for your video lesson becouse it is an easy and cheap way of learning english

Tuesday, July 13th 2010

Thanks a lot James, your lessons are appreciated !!!

Wednesday, July 14th 2010

good performance. You would be a good actor. Thank you

Friday, July 16th 2010

oh nooo! it were only 11 min-s …..wonderful teacher!!!!!!!!! if only a such teacher teachs me english ( it would be enough one a week)and then in a year my english would be perfect! trully i cant speak in english well ( but i try so much , dont think anything) but any case i understood everything from this lesson. some members of my family was very interesting (why some sound was heared from my room…) don`t worry it was only my laugh!!! oh i can also add- WORLD NEEDS A SUCH “BIG” TEACHER LIKE U JAMES! good luck !

Sunday, July 18th 2010

    sorry not interesting ! some of them was very wonder

    Monday, July 19th 2010

oh im cool! im good student! i done ur test!yeeeah! thanks a lottttttt!

Sunday, July 18th 2010

Hey you are a fine person.I watch your videos with pleasure.Thank you a lot.

Monday, July 19th 2010

Thanks a lot. it is very interesting lesson

Saturday, July 24th 2010

“I’m not a LADY, I’m a DUDE, I’m a GUY!” LOL, this is my favorite part. Well done sir!

Sunday, July 25th 2010

    Me too, his lesson so funny, right?
    And I’m not LADY, I’m not DUDE, I’m not GUY!!!
    So who am I? I’m GAY!?!

    Thursday, June 7th 2018

Wow james,You are such a great man thank you for this lesson

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010

James your teaching style not only good it also mean your approach is too good……thats mean your r good teacher….good job

Monday, August 9th 2010

very interesting, thank you

Saturday, August 28th 2010


Saturday, August 28th 2010

You are very funny guy and you make me happy when I watch your lessons! kk Thank you for your lessons !

Wednesday, September 1st 2010


I have a question

can I use these IDIOMS in the IELTS TEST ?

Monday, September 13th 2010


Friday, October 1st 2010

i appreciate what u r doing teacher

Sunday, November 14th 2010

You are a very fuuny teacher. I was laughing many times when I saw your teaching. Well done! Good job! I love you so much!

Sunday, December 5th 2010

best eng.teacher i’ve ever known.
Thanks Jms.

Tuesday, December 7th 2010

thaaaaaaaaaank you >we love you in saudi becaue you are smart and your lesson funy>

Sunday, December 19th 2010

thanks you just help me with my english assignment!(:

Monday, January 24th 2011

Nice lesson, so helpful, james u r a great teacher

Tuesday, January 25th 2011

Thank you so much for all what you did . really I get a lot information from you .

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011

thanks you for this lesson you are good and I hope see you in egypt all egyption see you and love you becaue you funy thanks james

Monday, February 28th 2011


Friday, April 15th 2011

I can not understand you because you kid so much and it is bad!

Tuesday, April 26th 2011

hi,jems i like ur teaching method.u use some jokes that is liked by me very mach

Monday, May 2nd 2011

salam = hi in kurdish language

i do not learn using ” to put your foot down ”
pls answer me fastly

Tuesday, June 14th 2011

thank you

Saturday, June 25th 2011

Hi James, great performance.
And from the quiz – what does the idion ‘To be swept off your feet’ mean?

Sunday, July 3rd 2011


Sunday, July 31st 2011

thanks James ,i’ve got my feet in the door to say thanks!

Saturday, August 20th 2011

good lesson James. I got it, thanks.

Friday, September 2nd 2011

thank you

Saturday, September 10th 2011

thanks James you´re a good teacher

Saturday, October 15th 2011

its awasam..thanks james.

Wednesday, October 26th 2011

thank you so much…you have a nice way to explain lessons…

Tuesday, November 15th 2011

though i really don’t like, you did a very great job in here

Tuesday, December 27th 2011

Thanks James. You are one of the best ESL teachers I’ve seen.

Monday, January 2nd 2012

lol i got the same ringtone
bug song on samsung toko

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012

Hi James,its great site,but your way of educatin is the best.Especially your sense of humor:-) Greatings from Czech republic

Thursday, May 3rd 2012

Thanks for your lessons :)

Tuesday, May 15th 2012

James thank you for this lesson and i know u like badman 555 because not only batman lesson video u also have bat man shirt other vid u also have but different shirt 555

Friday, June 22nd 2012

Amazing !!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, June 26th 2012

Hello, James! Thanks a lot for you lessons on idioms. They really help. What about phrases and idioms with “odds”? It makes no odds, the odds are that, it’s odds on that, against all the odds and so on. Could you help with that, please?

Sunday, July 15th 2012

Cool Teacher and awesome lesson.

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

It’s a Awesome Explanation in this lesson. I enjoy your engvid. Thanks a lot.

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

you are fabulous teacher ,,

Monday, September 3rd 2012

James, you´re great, you teach and make me leght!! Please keep this site!

Saturday, October 20th 2012

Hi James and EngVid.com! ;)
I couldn’t find an option how to leave a general comment or a tip, so I had to use one of the videos…
I’ve noticed that among your videos on idioms there’s no one explaining Home and house idioms. Since there’re really plenty of them, I was thinking that it could be quite a good idea to make one or two videos on them, what do you think?

Sunday, November 25th 2012

very good, give some more

Friday, February 22nd 2013

Congratolation James, you are very good as teacher

Wednesday, March 20th 2013

i want to know how many idioms is in this lesson and what is it ??

Monday, August 12th 2013

james u a the boss yard man style

James you know your stuff bro.

Wednesday, September 4th 2013

U t the beeeeessssssssttttt

Sunday, October 20th 2013

Hello Motormouth;-)
If that was a wedding ring on your finger I’m glad you did’t get cold feet on your wedding day!

Thursday, December 5th 2013

I’m just wondering how did you get your foot in the door by working for Engvid. If I were you I would do the lesson totally different. Oops, I just put my foot in my mouth. Maybe the other day I will have the opportunity to work for Engvid and I’ll see how it is to have the shoe on the other foot;-) (joking)
Great lesson James, thanks

Thursday, December 5th 2013

Very amusing!

Thursday, April 24th 2014

very good keep on

Sunday, April 5th 2015

James you should be on saturday night show!! :D

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015

Wonderful lesson as always. Thank you.

Monday, October 19th 2015

smoke weed every day

Thursday, September 15th 2016

“To put one’s foot down” is an English Idiom which means that someone is serious but not compromise with it, although I thought that it was another concept, then I had a mistake but now I believe that I can use these five topics or idioms with the word “foot”. Thanks a lot, teacher James from Engvid.

Saturday, December 31st 2016


Saturday, April 7th 2018

Your lesson is funny and someitmes silly!
4/4 :D Thanks alot

Thursday, June 7th 2018

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