A sealed terrarium is an ideal environment for growing plants due to the constant supply of water that the terrarium creates. The heat entering the terrarium allows for the creation of a three-phase water cycle. Phase one, the moisture from both the soil and plants, evaporates from the high temperatures inside the terrarium. Phase Two the water vapor then condenses on the walls of the container, Phrase three the water falls back to the plants and soil below in the form of precipitation.
The 4 Main Stages of the Water Cycle -Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation, and Collection
Hello and welcome to episode 95…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is…not hold water
Time is like the ocean; you can only hold a little in your hand.
not hold water … if an excuse or opinion does not hold water, it is not convincing…the argument or statement doesn’t make sense…an excuse that appears not to be true
Her theory does not make sense.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… not hold water
Her theory does not hold water.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … not hold water
Do you have another solution, because this one doesn’t hold water?
In this office, excuses don’t hold water. We want results.
His explanation about the accident doesn’t hold water.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
At your workplace, what type of excuse for leaving early would be most acceptable?
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informal | idioms used with family and friends in a relaxed situation