423 – Seven Clean Idioms – American English Podcast Lesson

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At the beginning of the year, a lot of people like to clean the house or clean up the office. A new Year and a clean and fresh environment. What could be better, right? Clean. Even the word clean sounds nice. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at 7 American English idioms that use the word clean.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Jack needs to come clean and tell Jenny why he’s not going to lunch.
    Bob needs to come clean with the boss and explain why the customer is angry.
  • Jack is cleaned out because he spent his money in Vegas.
  • Christmas shopping left Betty cleaned out.
  • Jack told his wife that he cleaned up at the blackjack table.
  • Karen is a great salesperson and really cleaned up last month.
  • Jack went to the casino and they took him to the cleaners.
  • I don’t like to gamble, because I tried it once and they took me to the cleaners.
  • Jeremy told Jack he needs to clean up his act after telling a lie to his wife.
  • I didn’t pass the exam because I missed too many classes and my teacher told me to clean up my act.
  • Everyone likes Tommy because he’s a clean-cut guy.
  • In photos Justin Bieber looks like a clean-cut guy, but he’s really a troublemaker.
  • Jenny told Jack to keep his nose clean and stay away from the casinos.
  • When Tony got out of jail the police officer told him to keep his nose clean.

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