RealLife Radio #108 – English Slogans
In this episode we talk, and teach you about some of the most popular English slogans, what they mean, and even explain why some of them are grammatically incorrect.
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Words You’ll Learn:
- Get a ticket – to be fined or taxed by the police for doing something bad
- Back in action – to have returned after taking a break from something
- Hiatus – a period where you are taking a break
- Bursting at the seams – to overflow, break because an object is too full
- Big headed – to be arrogant and self-centered
- Grow into something – to get accustomed to something, or physically grow so an item of clothing fits you
- To be gifted – to have a special talent
- Refreshing – when something is new and vibrant
- To roll with something – use the initial idea and expand on it
- Catchy – when something become really difficult to forget
- Jingle – a repetitive song used to make you remember a product
- Fine print – the small important writing that is commonly not seem by a consumer in marketing
- A generic brand – an imitation of a famous brand, usually made by big supermarket chains
- I got a craving – I suddenly have a strong desire
- Back in the day – a long time ago, generally with a nostalgic feeling behind it
- Stop your bitching – stop complaining (Learn more about the word bitch)
- Against the norm – different from what everyone else is doing
- Hardware store – a shop that sells tools and construction products
- To dig something – to really like something
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