Real Life English Podcast Episode #14 – Expressions related to DISTRESS

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Words to Know

  • Laundry – cleaning your dirty clothes
  • Sin – an immoral act
  • Craving – a powerful desire for something
  • Gross – unattractive, disgusting, ugly
  • All over the place – everywhere
  • Plastered – very drunk
  • As far as I know –  I think so
  • Posh – upperclass, elegant. (British English)
  • Mischief – harm or trouble caused by someon
  • Mayhem – violent or damaging disorder or chaos
  • Big deal – something important
  • Aight – a slang way to say “alright”
  • Daydream – a series of pleasant thoughts that distract’s your attention.


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  • Looking over your shoulder
  • Up in arms
  • Get your knickers in a twist/get your panties in a bunch
  • To have a go at someone
  • Something on your mind


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