592 – Talking About Nostalgia

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Today, we’re going to look at the different ways that you can talk about nostalgic things in English. Nostalgia is a sentimental feeling when you remember good times that you had in the past. For this English lesson, we’re going to look at a phrasal verb and an idiom that you can use to talk about nostalgia and nostalgic feelings. Let’s check it out.

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  • When I was cleaning out the attic I found a box of photos that I took when I lived in Japan. Looking through those old pictures really brings back memories.
  • My dad was a fan of big band jazz. Anytime I hear that music it brings back memories.
  • Seeing that box of Oreo cookies really brings me back.
  • Seeing that box of Oreo cookies really takes me back.
  • Listening to those old Beatles songs on the radio brings me back.
  • I saw a Tom and Jerry cartoon on the plane. That really took me back.
  • Driving through my old neighborhood brought me back to my school days.
  • Whenever I hear Bon Jovi on the radio it takes me back to my high school days.
  • I saw some of my high school friends last weekend. Seeing them was such a blast from the past.
  • My mom cooked lasagna last weekend for the first time in a long time. What a blast from the past that was.

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