American Slang Lesson – Talking About The Winning Sports Team

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Learn Slang & Idioms American Slang and Idioms to Talk About Sports When you watch sports, you can talk about the results of the game by saying Team A beat Team B. But using the slang in this lesson will make your English sound more colorful and your conversation more interesting to the listener. Check out today’s YouTube English lesson …

English Lesson: Idioms from Sex And The City [Hook Up With]

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Today we will start looking at some idioms and slang from the hit HBO series, Sex and The City, Season 1, Episode 1. Careful, this program uses sexual language and topics. This English lesson is written for adults. Hook up with [someone] means to get together or make a connection with someone. There are generally two different ways to use …

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 …

English Idiom “Have a ball” from Happy English NY

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Are you having a ball? Did you have a ball last weekend? If you have a ball, it means that you have a fun, exciting, and interesting time. You can follow this expression with a gerund (verb+ing). Here are some examples:      -We had a ball at the party last night! Thanks for inviting us.      -I had a ball …

English Idiom “Throw someone a Curve” from Happy English NY

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Have you ever been thrown a curve? If someone throws you a curve about something, it means that you were surprised in an unpleasant or negative way about something. The structure for this idiom is like this: Throw [someone] a curve (about something)     Here are some examples Angelina’s announcement that she was retiring threw the whole office a curve. Bob …