548 – What Phrases

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I’m back with another podcast English lesson. For today’s English lesson let’s take a look at some conversational phrases that use the word what. These are phrases that will make your English sound more natural when you use them in your everyday conversations. Plus you’ve probably heard these phrases in movies or on TV before. Are you ready? Let’s check them out!

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.

  • Thank you for listening to me complain about my boss. I really needed to get that off my chest.
  • It wasn’t easy breaking up with her boyfriend, but Jenny was glad that she was able to get that off he chest.
  • I got a bad grade on my exam. Well, it is what it is. I need to study more for the next one.
  • I’d like to get a new car, but I can’t afford one now. It is what it is. I’ll keep driving my old car.
  • I’m not a big fan of the pizza shop in my neighborhood, but it is what it is. That’s the only pizza shop in town.
  • I will always love you…no matter what!
  • Jack said no matter what his wife says, he is going to go to the bar on Friday night.
  • I don’t care if it’s going to rain tomorrow. I am still going to drive to the mall, no matter what. I don’t want to miss that big bargain sale!
  • The boss doesn’t like your marketing idea? So what? He’s not going to fire you because of your idea. Just think of something else.
  • She broke up with you? So what? There are plenty of fish in the sea!
  • The pizza shop closed down? So what? There is a better one in the next town.
  • So what if it rains tomorrow. I can still go jogging.
  • So what if that guy broke up with you. He’s not the best guy in the world. And anyway, there are plenty of fish in the sea!
  • So what if I quit my job. I can easily find another one.

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