Words & Phrases
when a person has everything that it takes to succeed
… George has really got it goin’ on. He
just got his
people who have the means to live well in contrast to those who do not have the means
It's usually pretty easy to recognize the haves and have nots around the world.
Which person are you going to believe?
Barbara: Bob said that he broke off the relationship, but Elizabeth said that she had ended it.
Kent: Well then, it’s he said, she said. That's all there is to it.
this is what's going on (or) this is what happened
Here's the thing... we didn't invite Sherry to the party, so keep it on the down-low, please.
make someone feel upset or sad because it is similar to his/her own situation
The movie about a family that was struggling financially hit too close to home.
a place where you can stay that feels like home
Whenever I stay at my best friend’s house, I feel like it’s my home away from home.
a phrase used to emphasize the importance of being truthful
You should always speak the truth, my son, because honesty is the best
you hurry to get somewhere on time, but then you have to wait
I rushed to make it on time to my doctor’s appointment, but it ended up being a hurry up and wait. There were a lot of people ahead of me.
a humorous way to respond to something awkward that happened to someone else
Ellen: I was in a big hurry this morning, and I realized I was putting my shoe on the wrong foot.
Edgar: I hate when that happens.
do what I can to help
Shopper: I’ve lost my receipt. Can I still get a refund?
Salesperson: I’ll see what I can do.