Posts in idioms
Dine Out on this Dinner Slang, or Go Splitsies

Learn 5 super native phrases to talk about dining and paying for food, and get a podcast recommendation with some special magic.

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Amusing Slang for Amounts, and Wu Tang Clan Actors

Learn funny phrases natives use for numbers and amounts, as well as some some super cool hip hop and indie movie pop culture.

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I Can’t Tell a Lie- These Idioms are Fabulous!

Learn the fascinating origins of two idioms for liars, and additional slang/phrases natives use with people who don’t tell the truth. Also, get a recommendation for my favorite comedic current events podcast!

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Talk About Dating Apps Like a Native

Learn the latest and most modern native English slang for online dating, plus some pop culture about a famous serial killer.

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What (Not) to Say About Thoughts, and Monty Python

Learn what idioms about thinking are annoying and overused, and then learn better slang and vocabulary for ‘thoughts’ and ‘thinking’. Plus, watch the most famous scenes from the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail!

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Why Natives Say ‘Though’ and 6 Slangy Phrases for ‘Impossible’

Learn native slang and idioms that mean ‘impossible’, why natives always add ‘though’ to the end of sentences, and get a Pop Culture Review and Recommendation for a 1992 comedy that natives still quote today.

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It's Not the End of the World... Or is it?

Learn some vocabulary about the end of the world, and get my recommendations for the best end-of-the-world movies from the 1960’s to now! (People always think it’s about to happen.)

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What’s the Difference Between Nerd and Geek?

Today you’ll learn how Americans use the words ‘nerd’, ‘dweeb’, ‘dork’ and ‘geek’. Plus, you’ll get a famous quote from the quintessential 80’s movie: The Breakfast Club.

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The Gift of Gab and Christmas Pressies

Merry Christmas! Here’s a little gift of vocabulary for ya! In this article, you’ll learn native slang and idioms related to gifts and presents, as well as some personal anecdotes and reflections from me! Ho ho ho!

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How Natives Talk About Breakups and Dating (Mostly Breakups!)

In this video lesson, you’ll learn 6 very native and modern slang terms and idioms for talking about the end of relationships. Unfortunately, we could all use these at some point! Plus, aren’t breakups a part of so many good films?!

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