Real Life English Podcast #42 – Expressions Involving HARD WORK

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Words You’ll Learn

  • Right off the bat
  • Tom boy
  • Pull something off
  • Double or nothing
  • Bust ass
  • Pampered
  • Spoiled

Words to Know

  • To swear – to say bad words e.g. f@#k / sh#t
  • Artistic license – to be able to break the rules because of your artistic abilities
  • Juggling – to keep two or more objects in the air at one time by alternately throwing and catching them
  • Skydiving – the activity of jumping out of an airplane
  • Hustle (negative use) – to trick some in order to take advantage of them
  • Pool – game of billiards where the objective is the sink all the balls
  • Shit – in some cases “shit” can mean your things or your activities
  • World class – the best in the world at something


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Shout Outs

  • Bu (Brazil, Florianopolis) – 5 star iTunes Review
  • Danny (Italy) – 5 star iTunes Review


  • Rawda asked: Can we use the word DUDE for women?
  • Nana asked:  How do you use the word AIN’T?

Watch our friend Rodrigo “Dawg” explain how to use the word AIN’T


  • Go all out / Give it your all
  • Hit the ground running
  • Hustle
  • Get your shit together
  • Bust your ass



  •  What do you get from a pampered cow???

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  • tifa says:

    yeay yeay yeay I’m from Indonesia 😀

  • Freez Wang says:

    when is there a Chinese RealLife party meetup facebook group?

  • Justin says:

    Hey Fabsir, that’s good to know. We appreciate your comment!