212 Using “Was Like” – Natural English Conversation

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS The phrase was like is used when telling someone about a conversation you had. In your grammar book, this is called “reported speech.” But what the grammar book doesn’t tell you is that when we report a conversation to someone, we usually use the phrase was like …

88 – Gimme a Break – English Phrase Lesson

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Photo credit QCTimes The phrase gimme a break is used in a few different ways in English. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how to use gimme a break in your everyday English conversations. Here are the example sentences: Gimme a break (1) Bob: …