During one of my Boston Lessons, my client was talking about Halloween. He wasn’t too big of a fan and had this to say about buying a costume: “I feel like wasting money.” But unfortunately, that doesn’t work in this context. If we take the sentence as it is: “I feel like wasting money” actually meansContinue reading “English Lesson: “I feel like ~ing””
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English Lesson: “End Up”
I’ve mentioned before that using “how come” is a lot better than “why” because it’s a lot less direct. Why do you know Japanese? How come you know Japanese? In sort of a similar way, using the phrasal verb “end up” can help you loosen up your speech. When someone asks you about last night,Continue reading “English Lesson: “End Up””
English Lesson: “To Me” vs “For Me”
What’s the difference between “to me” and “for me” when speaking English?