Words & Phrases
not so hard to talk about doing something but the actual job can be difficult
So ... you want me to have the garden planted within two weeks. Well ... it's easier said than done, that's for sure!
things can come easily but can go away quickly
I just spent all of my bonus check! Oh well … easy come, easy go.
not very often
Once in a while, I like to go on a short trip over a weekend.
things that happen beyond our control
Janet: I can't believe that it rained on my wedding day.
Bobby: Don't worry about it. Everything happens for a reason.
things that can get lost, be forgotten, or go missing
Too often children that didn’t learn how to read well in elementary school slip through the cracks in middle and high school.
something that is popular for a short period of time and then goes away quickly
Bernadette: Look at what she’s wearing!
Suzy: Yeah I know … it’s the flavor of the month!
the information I’m going to give you may be helpful
For what it’s worth, it’s best to listen to your parents’ advice.
it’s interesting that you want to know
Funny you should ask … I was just going to tell you about my experience on the train.
it’s good and it’s bad
Winning a large amount of money could be a gift and a curse.
doing many things
Charlie: How's everything?
George: I got a lot goin' on these days...