|IDIOM||IN THE DARK ABOUT SOMETHING|
|Knowing nothing about something:
Workers were kept in the dark about the plans to sell the company.
|PHRASE + PASSIVE VOICE (PRESENT PERFECT)||IN SUCCESSION + SUBJECT + HAS BEEN + PAST PARTICIPLE|
|IN SUCCESSION => in a series:
Gary has won the tournament three times in succession.
|INVERSION||ON NO ACCOUNT + AUXILIARY + SUBJECT + VERB|
|Used to emphasize something - not for any reason:
On no account should the office be left unlocked.
|PHRASAL VERB + UNLESS||TAKE THE LAPTOP APART + UNLESS|
|TAKE STH APART => to separate an object into pieces:
My wife's watch stopped, so I took it apart.
|PHRASAL VERB||BE + TAKEN ABACK + BY|
|To be very surprised about something:
Ann was somewhat taken aback by his directness.
|PHRASE + IDIOM||RUMOUR HAS IT THAT + BE ON THE VERGE OF|
|RUMOUR HAS IT => people say:
Rumour has it that she was murdered.