Words & Phrases
when you can learn from your mistakes
It took me a long time to get my degree because there were many times where I was learning the hard way. In the end, I realized that I had learned a lot from my mistakes.
You always leave everything to the last minute. When will you ever learn!
forgive and forget
We’ve been friends for years, so even though we’ve had some major arguments, I suggest that since we’re older now, we let bygones be bygones.
a fun expression used between two (or more) people to say that you did something when you actually didn’t
Kenneth: So … here we are at the lake. Are we 'gonna' go skinny dipping?
Barbara: Let’s not and say we did!
expose your weaknesses and insecurities
Be careful not to let your guard down until you get to know your new friend better.
expresses that it’s not worth wasting time on anything that's not so important
Life is too short to keep talking about your ex-girlfriend. Move on!
focus on the positive
Marcus: The storm destroyed practically everything in our community.
Cory: Look at the bright side. We still have each other.
choosing to not pay attention when you see or hear something that could be bad or wrong
Whenever I see something that doesn’t feel right, I try to look the other way.
do everything to the max
Make the most of every opportunity that comes your way.
choose what you want to do right now
I'm supposed to decide on which movie we're 'gonna' see tonight, but I can't make up my mind.