Three of the four children of Queen Elizabeth have been divorced In 2002, the Church of England dropped their provision against remarriage for a divorced person with a living spouse. This allowed Prince Charles to marry Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005. This was the first royal wedding between two divorcees.
The divorce rate in America has been dropping since 2005. Now 42-45% of marriages in the United States ends in divorce. Infidelity is the number one reason for divorce.
Hello and welcome to episode 121 …of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… the common touch
I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as King as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love. ~ King Edward VIII
the common touch … if you say that someone has the common touch, you mean that they have the natural ability to have a good relationship with ordinary people …. the ability of someone in power or authority to talk to and understand ordinary people
Successful politicians have the ability to relate to ordinary people.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… the common touch
Successful politicians have the common touch.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … the common touch
He never lost the common touch once he left politics.
Our new leader lacks the common touch.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
Is anyone in your family famous?
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