The World’s Biggest Sand Castle Contest is held in Havre-Albert. Havre-Albert is a tiny sandbar located in the archipelago of the Magdalen Islands in Quebec, Canada. Du Havre Beach has a 7-mile shoreline. The beach’s fine grain sand is ideal for sand sculpting. The 32nd edition of the Concurs de Chateaux de Sable will be held this year on the 10-12 August.
Hello and welcome to episode 155…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… be built on sand
Life is better with a little sand between your toes.
be built on sand … if something is built on sand, it is unstable…it is not firmly established and will likely fail
We realized too late that our business idea was going to fail.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… be built on sand
We realized too late that our business idea was built on sand.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … be built on sand
Don’t worry. Their relationship won’t last long. It was built on sand.
My investment portfolio is built on sand. I can’t retire just yet. I bought too many high-risks stocks.
Her last two marriages were built on sand. I hope this third marriage doesn’t end in divorce.
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In your family, who is in charge of vacation planning?
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the very tiny, loose pieces of rock that cover beaches, deserts, etc.