Bawl Out – English Phrasal Verb One Point Lesson

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BAWL OUT Bawl out means to scold or reprimand someone. The boss bawled out Jack because he came to the meeting late again. Your wife is going to bawl you out if you come home drunk. How about you? Have you bawled out anyone recently? Has anyone bawled you out? Leave a comment below and let us know!

To Be Fed Up – American Idiom Lesson

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to be FED UP (with) to be FED UP (with) When you are fed up, you are very annoyed or upset. We use fed up with when we mention the thing that we are very annoyed or upset about. You can be fed up with someone or fed up with our situation. My boss is a jerk! I am so …

Shoot The Breeze – American Idiom Lesson

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SHOOT THE BREEZE Shoot the breeze means to have a casual conversation…just chatting. Keep in mind, SHOOT is an irregular verb and the three parts are shoot…shot…shot. Let’s hang out in the park and shoot the breeze. I was in the kitchen shooting the breeze with my friend Paul. How about you? When was the last time you were shooting …

In A Dog’s Age – American Idiom Lesson

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IN A DOG’s AGE In a dog’s age means in a very long time. If you haven’t done something in a dog’s age it means you haven’t done that thing in a very long time. I haven’t seen my friend Jim in a dog’s age. We haven’t had good sushi in a dog’s age. How about you? What is something …