Real Life English Podcast #27 – Expressions related to CLOTHES

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Words to Know

  • Rays – Short for “sun rays”
  • Porch – the front of a house or building
  • Chillin’ out – slang for not doing much
  • Gang – a group of people
  • Insightful – smart
  • Picnic – a meal eaten outdoors, usually at a park
  • Guru – a spiritual teacher
  • Açaí – a delicious Brazilian fruit
  • Hatch – an opening allowing passage from one side to another
  • Pour – to cause a liquid to flow out from a container
  • Sorbet – a dessert containing frozen fruit, similar to ice cream
  • Grammys – awards for music
  • Emmys – awards for movies
  • Sock – what you put on your feet before before your shoes
  • Sleeves – the part of your shirt that touches your arm
  • Expose – to make visible
  • Speech – a discourse given to an audience
  • Mess – something that is dirty or disorganized
  • Fair weather friend – mentioned in Episode #17 – Expressions related to Weather
  • All ears – paying complete attention
  • Fire at – shoot at


  • Kiva – Give back to the world by giving microloans to people in developing countries
  • Real Life Yoga Picnica – Last yoga picnic for awhile will be this Sunday at 4pm.

Shout Outs

  • Taeko Araki, Blog comment
  • Kumiko Kunii from Japan, 5 star iTunes revie
  • Gustavo Rocha, admin of the polyglot group, Language Learners
  • Max Ahumada, comment from the Hangout


  • What’s the difference between “fast” “quick” and “rapid”? by Bob, @roledi, from Mexico City.


  • Dressed to the nines
  • To fit like a glove
  • Caught with your pants down
  • At the drop of a hat
  • Under your belt



  •  Do what to William??

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