Words & Phrases
when you are always there for each other during good times and bad times
You know that you are BFF's when you go through thick ‘n thin together.
unable to remember what you want to say at that moment
I know that actor’s name. I really do. It’s on the tip of my tongue!
soften what you are saying
If he wants to win the election, he needs to tone it down a notch when he’s stating his opinion about global warning.
lower your voice a little
Shh ... the baby’s sleeping. Can you guys please tone it down a notch?
hard to believe
I saw this ad about learning English in only three months, but it turned out to be too good to be true.
Your effort to help is no longer needed.
Fabiola: I have an idea for your paper.
Netali: Too little, too late. I already handed it in.
I would sure like to meet the President up close and personal. Wouldn't you?
doing something you shouldn’t be doing
What are you guys doing over there. Are you up to no good?
sometimes said to strongly remind kids not to speak not-so-nice words
If I hear you say that word one more time, I’m 'gonna' wash your mouth out with soap!
we’re dealing with the same situations
Jay: With this new job, I’m buried under paperwork.
Fred: Welcome to my world!