Podcast Episode #33: Expressions Related To People’s Character

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Words to Know

Kidnap – to steal a person

Ransom – money asked for when someone is kidnapped

Fleas – little bugs found on animals

Kick it off – to start with excitement

Blend – to mix and combine

Strict policy – rules that are taken very seriously

Map (Verb) – give structure to something and help you understand

Mediocre – something or someone very average or plain

Luxurious – things that represent wealth and are of high quality

Slack off – to be lazy and not work when you are supposed to

Dump someone – to end a relationship in a bad way

Suitable – appropriate and/or accurate

Cheesy – something of bad taste and/or out of style

The Boogeyman – a mythical character that lives in children’s closets

Stare down – look at someone in an intimidating way


  • People are starting to help us organise the party
  • New quotes competition
  • Max is an administrator, Awww Yeahhh!!

Shout Outs

  •  5 star podcast review



  • Average Joe
  • Class act
  • Good-for-nothing
  • Cold as ice
  • A cry baby 



  •  Chuck Norris jokes                (see video below)

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  • adonis marcos says:

    It’s very nice listening to you on podcasts … I’m glad ’cause each week I’m getting better.
    The positive thing in these podcasts is that you guys explain to the listeners the meaning of some words and expressions…
    I don’t have reasons to lie about it, so, it’s true!
    I’m really grateful with the possibility to learn the real English. Well-done!

    • Justin says:

      Thanks Adonis, it was nice to make the podcast. Keep up the good work and we’re grateful for not only your nice comment, but also your contributions to the community. Abraço

  • Max Ahumada says:

    Getting a big pat on the back by you guys again. You make me blush haha. I really appreciate it 😀

    • Justin says:

      Thanks Max, you deserve it!

  • Wallace says:

    Thanks guys for all your help you guys have been helping a lot people in the world to improve their own english in this website i’m so thankful for being here cthanks a lot