Words & Phrases
tell everybody you know
Be sure to spread the word about the website, easyeverydayenglish.com and how fun it is to use. We can find a lot of new words and common expressions that we didn’t know before.
believing strongly in what you think or say
Andrew: This kid at school keeps bullying me. He doesn’t like that I’m smart.
Silvia: Well, stand your ground. Being smart will definitely help you make better decisions and reach your goals.
make something better
know this project will be successful. We just need to step it up!
move a little faster
Step it up guys. We’re late!
put your body in a fun position for a photo
Ok guys. Go ahead and strike a pose!
not in a big hurry
Manny: How are your Spanish lessons coming along?
Bill: They're really hard, so I'm takin' it slow.
tell me what happened or tell me what’s on your mind
Hey ... talk to me. What’s wrong?
crying that shows happy feelings
Hailey cried tears of joy at her college graduation.
immediately say what you are thinking without processing it first
I’m thinking out loud here... but it would be good if everybody would meet here tomorrow by 2:30.
capable of causing damage to oneself or to someone else if a bad situation is not taken care of
Lucy has been so stressed for such a long time that she has become a ticking time-bomb!