English Podcast #25 – Expressions related to Chad’s Fired

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Words to Know

  • Stick around – stay
  • Slackline – a balancing game (you walk across a rope between two trees)
  • Face to face meetup – meeting in person
  • Deduction – to have arrived at a fact by logic
  • Descendant – a blood relative of an older person
  • Get back on track – get back on the correct path
  • Get it on – have sex
  • Wallet – where people keep their money when walking around
  • Run over – when a vehicle drives over something
  • Keep it real – be real, be true, be cool

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Shout Outs

  • Leandra Clara from Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Cecilia B. Silveira-Marroquin from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Zakaria Ledda
  • Jorgevinotinto from Canada
  • Tanja Alberndorfer from Austria
  • Tomek from Poland

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Expressions

  • To see through someone
  • Lead astray
  • Lead someone on
  • See it to believe it
  • Light at the end of the tunnel

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Joke

  •  Confucius say…

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3 Comments

  1. Marcio Cota on July 3, 2013 at 12:14 am

    what does "gringo" means? lol

  2. Adriano Monecchi on July 3, 2013 at 4:18 am

    "Gringo" is a slang Spanish and Portuguese word used in Ibero-America, to denote foreigners, often from the United States. The term can be applied to someone who is actually a foreigner. Absorption from Spanish is also reflected in that the word usage is not naturally widespread and only generally in regions exposed to tourism like Rio de Janeiro. There, the word means basically any foreigner, North American, European or even Latin American. Generally it applies more to any English-speaking person, not necessarily based on race or skin color but on attitude and clothing.

    I hope it helps. you can check it out here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gringo.

  3. Gabriel Bicalho on July 9, 2013 at 12:40 pm

    Below HORRORizonte lol.

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