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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