English Idiomatic Expression: “It goes to show”

By Robby

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Today’s English phrase “It goes to show” provides a very handy way of drawing a conclusion during a conversation; basically it links the two parts of your statement together – the first part where you’re explaining the nature of the problem, and the second part where you’re revealing the subsequent conclusion.

This phrase can take many forms – depending on context:

  • “It goes to show”
  • “It just goes to show”
  • “It simply goes to show”
  • “Which goes to show”

The basic structure of this idiomatic expression, however, remains unchanging – GOES TO SHOW – so you may want to learn it, memorize it, and use it in your daily conversations with other English speakers and also when doing your spoken English self-practice.

Do you want to find out more about this phrase and how it’s used?

Then watch the video above! I’m going to provide you with enough sample sentences so that you can have a clear picture of how to use this English idiomatic expression!

Chat soon,

Robby 😉

English Idiomatic Expressions