Expressions - Library
Grease It Up
My hair is so greasy! I really need to wash it. You know it's funny how we say hair is greasy, but skin is oily. English is very strange indeed!
I Love When You Horse Around
Hey Lindsay, do you know Rose is pregnant with triplets? No way, how'd you hear that, Michelle? Straight from the horse's mouth, we had lunch yesterday.
Should I Fire Back?
What a terrible day. My boss called me to her office and said I was doing a lousy job, today is my last day. I can't believe I got fired!
I’ll Sleep On It
Huh, what!! I was fast asleep. Why are you texting me now? It's 6AM!!
Throw on some shoes. Let's go to the mall. I want to buy a new phone.
It's 7:00AM. Time to wake up. Good morning!
In the Doghouse
Oh man, you look sick as a dog. What's up? Do you have the flu or something?
Hey, what are you up to today? Any exciting ideas for the afternoon?
Eat Up Everyone
I always polish off my food when I eat at restaurants. Now, with life turned upside down by the pandemic, I eat everything in sight at home!
Is Our Play a Home Run?
Our school play opened last night. It was disappointing, we expected 500 but only 200 people came. The planning committee sure was off base!
Cat Got Your Tongue?
Whoa, look what the cat dragged in! You really look tired. Is something wrong? You know it's safe to tell me anything.
Make Me Happy
Wow - you actually picked-up, I usually get your voicemail. Can you make time to go to a movie with me this weekend?
Dog Day Afternoon
Oh you look sick as a dog. What's up? Do you have the flu or something?
The Cat's Meow
Whoa, look what the cat dragged in! You really look tired. Is something wrong?
Zoos Good or Bad
You know, I really don't give a rat's ass if we go to the zoo or not. I think zoos are lousy jails for animals.
Wow, Devin is so frustrating. She always tries to take over and control our meetings. She interrupts when we are speaking and talks over other people too.
Karaoke with Coworkers
Rahul: I’m meeting up with some coworkers for drinks in an hour, if you want to come.
Yoga with Friends
Dana: Hey Jasmine, we're going to go check out this new yoga class tomorrow afternoon.
Making Excuses (informal)
Tanya: Hey, are you free right now? I have a favor to ask you.
GET Real, I Didn’t Do That!
Wow! I have to get over my ex. Ever since she dumped me, I've been a mess. I can't sleep or eat properly.
RUN for It
I had a terrible evening last night! My dog, Luke, ran away. I opened the front door, he saw a squirrel and took off!
"I'm amazed that you had the courage to ask Lucy out.""Well I'm amazed that she said yes!"
Get Together This Weekend?
Hey! I'm gonna have a few people over on Saturday for a BBQ. Wanna come?
Luis: I’m giving my final presentation tonight. It would mean a lot to me if you came.
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