One-Point English Idiom Lesson – Get Trashed

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Today’s One-Point English lesson is all about the booze. Are you going to get trashed tonight? Since it’s Friday, I thought I would share this slang/idiom with you. If you get trashed, it means you get get very drunk, something that often happens on the weekends. For the structure, you can use either [be]+trashed or [get]+trashed: Danny was so trashed …

Happy English Idiom Lesson – “My Eyes Are Bigger Than My Stomach” – From New York!

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My eyes are bigger than my stomach. This happens to me sometimes. This morning, we had french toast for breakfast. I took too many slices, and couldn’t finish everything. You may sometimes order in a restaurant or take at home more food than you can actually eat. If so, then your eyes are bigger than your stomach! So be careful…you …

Happy English Idiom Lesson – “Get Bent Out of Shape” – From New York!

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Sometimes things don’t go so smoothly in life. If something happens and someone gets upset or angry, you can say that they got bent out of shape. We generally don’t use this idiom to talk about ourself. It is more common to use it to talk about somone else. You can use [be] or [get] with this idiom. “to be …

Happy English Idiom Lesson – “The Cold Shoulder” – From New York!

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It’s 22F (-6C) in NYC today, another cold day in this the coldest winter I can remember. So what better way to start the day than with another “cold” idiom. If you have a disagreement with someone, you may purposely ignore them. Maybe you don’t say hi when they walk into the room. Or maybe you are so upset, you are quite …