YouTube English Lesson – Idioms About Money Using MAKE

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What does MAKE MONEY mean? How about MAKE A LIVING, MAKE DO WITH, or MAKE ENDS MEET? These four idioms are all about money. Why learn idioms? There are two reasons. The first is that native English speakers use them all the time. So, if you want to understand the English that you hear in movies and on TV, then it’s good to learn idioms. The other reason is that using idioms will make your English conversation sound more natural and more colorful. So, have a look at this YouTube video English lesson and check them out! Feel free to leave a comment and let me know what you think! I hope you like this lesson…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel! If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

YouTube English Lesson – 11 Slang Phrases To Say That Someone Is Not Smart

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Hi Everyone! Here is a YouTube English lesson for you. I like teaching slang and idioms because they are fun to learn and using them will make your English sound more natural and less like a textbook! Here are 11 slang phrases to say that someone is not smart. He doesn’t have both oars in the water He has the IQ of a table leg He’s as dumb as a doorknob He’s not the sharpest knife in the kitchen He’s not the sharpest pencil / crayon in the box He’s a few fries short of a Happy Meal He’s not playing with a full deck He’s not the brightest bulb on the Christmas tree He’s one brick short of a full load The elevator doesn’t go to the top floor The lights are on but nobody’s home I hope you like this lesson…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel! If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!  

YouTube English Lesson – The Big Cheese & Head Honcho – 10 Slang Phrases To Talk About The Boss

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Here is another YouTube English lesson for you! Today, let’s look at 10 American English Slang Phrases we use to talk about the boss or important person in the company. The slang is: big cheese, big chief, big enchilada, big fish, big gun, big wig, head honcho, heavyweight, top banana, & top dog. Check it out! I hope you like this lesson…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel! If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

Cut Out – English Phrasal Verb One Point Lesson

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Cut Out The phrasal verb cut out means to leave. We usually use cut out in casual or informal situations. When we talk about the place, we say cut out of. I’m going to cut out after I have this slice of pizza. I need to cut out of work early today because I have a dentist appointment. Text me before you cut out and I’ll meet you at the station. How about you? Where did you go yesterday? What time did you cut out? Leave a comment below and let us know! If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

5 American Slang Phrases That Mean Someone Talks Too Much

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Here are 5 American slang phrases that you can use to say that someone talks too much…way too much! My boss is a blabbermouth ← Blabber means to say a lot with not a lot of meaning. So a blabbermouth is someone who talks too much. That car salesman is a bag of wind ← Can you imagine a balloon when you let the air escape. A person who talks too much is like a big balloon or a bag of wind! You can also say, “He’s a windbag!” That guy is a big mouth ← A big mouth can make a big sound, so a person who is a big mouth is a person who talks too much. You can also say he is a big mouth or he has a big mouth. Jack said that his sister is a chatterbox ← Chatter means “useless conversation.” Our image from chatterbox is like some kind of box that makes a lot of sound. My neighbor is a gabber ← Gab means to talk too much. So a gabber is someone who talks too much. Jenny is a loudmouth ← A loud mouth can make a loud sound, so a person …

Hang Out! One-Point American English Idiom Lesson

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Hang out means to spend leisure time doing nothing in particular. When you spend time relaxing at home, in the park or with friends, you can use “hang out.” There are two structures. You can hang out with someone or you can hang out somewhere. Here are some examples I am hanging out with Fred on Friday. Do you want to join us? I can’t hang out with you tomorrow, I have to go to school Johnny is hanging out at Brad’s house tonight It’s a beautiful day. Let’s hang out in the park Where do you like to hang out? Leave a comment and let us know! If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

American Slang To Talk About People Who Are TOO Talkative

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For today’s English lesson, let’s look at some slang and idioms that we use in everyday English to talk about people who are too talkative. We are also going to look at some slang to describe what such overly-talkative people do. So check it out! I hope you like it…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel!

Slang Meaning “A Difficult Situation” – American English Lesson

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For today’s English lesson, let’s look at some slang and idioms that we use in everyday English to talk about being in a difficult or tough situation. Here is a list of the phrases you’ll learn in this lesson: In a pickle, in a jam, in hot water, in deep water, in a tight spot, in a bind, Up the creek, Between a rock and a hard place, and I’ve got my back against the wall. I hope you like it…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel!

SPRING Slang & Idioms – American English Lesson

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SPRING! Spring is in the air and for today’s English lesson, let’s look at slang and idioms which contain the word SPRING. Maybe you “have a spring in your step”, you “have spring fever”, or you’re “no spring chicken!” Perhaps you’ve “sprung back from” a cold or a bad romance, and maybe someone “sprung for” dinner for you! Let’s learn how to use these phrases! I hope you like it…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel!

COOL Idioms in American English – Michael from Happy English

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For today’s English lesson, we’re going to look at some idioms and slang uses of the adjective COOL. Cool has several meanings and uses in casual English. This is recording of a live YouTube lesson. The example sentences are posted here below the video! I hope you like it…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel! Here are the example sentences. Please check the video for the details: Cool It’s cold in the freezer, but it’s cool in the refrigerator. In the fall, the weather gets cool. Everyone likes a cool drink on a hot summer day. Cool (unfriendly, unenthusiastic behavior) When I suggested to the boss that we cancel the meeting, his reaction was cool. Jane was cool toward her ex‐boyfriend at the party. Cool (calm or relaxed) Even though Ted got into an accident with his new car, he kept cool. During an emergency like a fire or earthquake, you need to keep cool. Cool (fashionable or modern, stylish and unique) Some people say that Johnny Depp is cool. James Dean was considered to have a cool look in the 1950’s. You can have a cool car, cool sunglasses, or a cool jacket. …