Words & Phrases
when you say something that you think is right, but the other person points out that you are wrong
Sharon: You told me that Kevin was moving to New York, but actually he’s not.
Mark: Really? Ok then ... I stand corrected.
a level of quality
We have high standards in this hotel. We always aim to please!
doing something that is over-the-top good
She gave a stellar performance, and the audience went wild!
adding a point that follows up on what you just said
Stefan is irritated and annoyed about the deductions on his paycheck. Suffice it to say that he is not a happy camper!.
what people believe or assume
Supposedly, there will be more guys than girls at the party.
something that seems unreal or like a dream
Getting the news that I actually won the contest is so surreal!
when something can continue being produced or grown naturally
We can all do our best to support sustainable farming.
walking in a “look at me” manner
Tom likes to swagger whenever he’s walking up to receive an award.
making a commitment not to tell anyone about what you heard or read
Suzanne promised never to tell anyone. She was sworn to secrecy.
French for “if you please”
Pass the sugar, s’il vous plait.