English Idiom: Pull an All-Nighter!

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Have you ever pulled an all-nighter? When you stay awake all night to do something, we say you pull an all-nighter. You can pull an all-nighter to study for an exam, play video games, or drink alcohol. Joe pulled an all-nighter to study for his History exam, and he got an A! I got so focused on my game, that …

Holidays & Vacations in American English

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Hi Everyone! Today I’d like to look at some vocabulary and expressions related to taking time off from work or school. Special days in your country which have historical or religious roots are called holidays. In the USA, we have holidays like New Year’s Day, President’s day, Independence Day, etc. In most countries, some of these holidays are days of …

Telephone Idioms in English From Happy English NY

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There are a number of idioms and phrasal verbs used regarding the telephone and telephone calls. These phrases can be used in business or in everyday English situations. Let’s check them out! Most people these days have cellular telephone. This hand-held portable telephone is called a mobile phone in many parts of the world, but in the USA, in American …

Phrasal Verbs with “Hang” English Lesson From NY

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A phrasal verb is a verb followed by a preposition that has an idiomatic usage and meaning. Today, we will look at some commonly used phrasal verbs using hang. When you want to encourage someone to keep positive, you can say, hang in there: Hang in there, Jane. I’m sure you’re going to find a new boyfriend soon. Hang on …