Understanding Idioms (Cont.)
Have students search online for three of these idioms. Students should type an idiom in quotes (e.g., "buzz words") into a search engine, find an interesting usage, and indicate the source.
"It's time to break from hackneyed buzz words that carry zero weight in the eyes of a recruiter or hiring manager." —Monster.Com
After finding three idioms "in the wild," students will have a richer sense of how the phrases are typically used.