219 – High Tension?

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219 - High Tension

They were pretty hyper!

High tension is a phrase that is not used to describe people! For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how to use this phrase in everyday English.

Here are the example sentences:
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Using High Tension:

  • There are a lot of high-tension wires near the factory.
  • Tommy’s kite hit the high-tension wires and got stuck there.
  • That was a high-tension meeting today. I have a headache.
  • There was a little high-tension on my flight to Miami because of a strange passenger.
  • After a few hours of drinking, Kim was pretty hyper.

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Comments 4

  1. Hi Michael,
    I know it is a litlle unusual question, because I understand it is not easy to explain. However, I would like to know how to use the word VERY just for emphasis, since we, non native speakers, always got confused with the use of very when it doesn`t mean MUCH, in phrases like – at the very begining, the very fact of….and so on.
    Did I make myself understood

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