When you tell someone to lighten up, in a strictly literal sense, you are telling them to be more relaxed, to be less serious, and to cheer up a little… Original article here.
Month: July 2017
There are any number of books that will help you learn entire word lists from ‘aberrant’ to ‘zenith.’ But slang expressions are harder to pick up if you only rely on your textbooks and word lists as your learning resources. Original article here.
What do you do when someone is annoying you endlessly? Sometimes you yell at them and put an end to it. And sometimes, I guess you just deal with it. We all know the word ‘deal’ I am sure, but this week we’ll look some idiomatic usage of this word. Original Article here.
The word ‘crash’, used idiomatically, refers to sleeping especially in the sense of staying over and spending the night in a particular place. When you talk about ‘crashing at’ some place, or about ‘crashing with’ someone, you are referring to temporary sleeping arrangements… Original article here.
A couple of interesting and fun expressions this week, that you can use in daily conversation, though we have no particular theme this time round…. Original article here.