What does “The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree” mean?
In the aftermath of his team’s Superbowl loss, Cam Newton had this to say: “I’ve been on record to say I’m a sore loser. Who likes to lose? You show me a good loser and I’m going to show you a loser. It’s not a popularity contest. I’m here to win football games.” That response received a lotContinue reading “Explain to Me: “Sore Loser””
If you want to sound more natural with your English speaking, it’s a good idea to incorporate the use of phrasal verbs— just be sure you don’t carried away and try to use them in every, single sentence. Phrasal verb overload sounds very un-natural! For those who don’t know, a phrasal verb is when you take a verb and addContinue reading “English Lesson: 5 Phrasal Verbs Using “Call””
In a recent online English lesson, my client and I were talking about cars. She hesitated in explaining that a car wasn’t “new, new”. Was it okay for her to use this description? Yes and no. As always, the answers to any language question will depend on the context and purpose. If you asked a teacher, theContinue reading “English Lesson: New Vs. Brand New”