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πŸ”΅ Talk with your mouth full

Ⓜ️ to speak while your mouth is full of food.

✴️ Example:

’’Don’t talk with your mouth full!’’

⚫️ Brush your hair/ Comb your hair :

Ⓜ️- to arrange your hair with a brush(an object with thick β€˜β€™hairs’’on it),or a comb (an object with little β€˜β€™teeth’’).

✳️ Example:

’’Your need brush your hair- it’s a mess!’’

πŸ…ΎοΈ Put your hands on your hips.

to put your hands at the sides of your body(between the tops of your legs and your waist).

πŸ’  Example:

’She put her hands on her hips.’’

πŸ”΄ Put your arm around someone’s waist:

Ⓜ️ to put your arm around the middle part of someone’s body(where it narrows slightly above the hips)- often as a sign of affection.

✴️ Example:

”He put his arm around her waist.’’

βšͺ️ Cross your legs - :

Ⓜ️ to put one leg over the other as you are sitting on a chair.

❇️ Example:

’’she took out a book, crossed her legs and started reading.’’

⚫️ Sit with your legs crossed/ sit with crossed legs: -

if someone who is sitting on the floor has their legs crossed, they have their legs bent and their knees pointing outwards.

✴️ Example:

’’She was sitting on the floor with her legs crossed..

πŸ”΄ Twits your wrist: -

if your β€˜β€™twist your wrist’’, you turn it too much and cause it to sprain(damage the ligaments).

❇️ Example:

He twisted his wrist while he was playing squash.

πŸ”΅ Get your ears pierced:-

to have holes in your ears so you can wear earrings...

✴️ Example:

He got both of his ears pierced.

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πŸ”°I always do and I'm always

❇️ I always do (something)=I do it every time ...

✴️ Example:

βœ”οΈ I always go to work by car. (Not I'm always going )..

πŸ”΄ I'm always doing something has a different meaning ..

✴️ Example:

βœ”οΈ I have lost my phone again . I'm always losing things..

βœ… I'm always losing things= I lose things very often perhaps too often ,or more often than normal...

✴️ More Examples:

πŸ”Ί You are always playing computer games. You should do something more active ..

β˜‘οΈYou play computer games too often..

πŸ”»Tim is never satisfied. He's always complaining.

β˜‘οΈHe complains too much .

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πŸ”Ά FAMILY Vocabulary 1 πŸ”Ά

πŸ“ to raise

✍️ Definition : to bring up, to care for children until they grow up

✏️ e.g : πŸ‘‡
I was raised in a small town.
I wasn’t raised in the jungle.
Raising children is a huge responsibility.

πŸ“ childhood

✍️ Definition : the period of life when you are a child

✏️ e.g : πŸ‘‡
My childhood was happy and carefree. I used to chase butterflies all day.
I’m quite sure Charles Manson didn’t have a happy childhood. (he was a serial killer)

πŸ“ adolescence

✍️ Definition : teenage years, the period of life between childhood and adulthood

✏️ e.g : πŸ‘‡
A large part of my adolescence was spent with partying and avoiding responsibilities.
My grandmother guided me through the turbulent waters of adolescence.

πŸ“ to play truant

✍️ Definition : to skive off, to be absent from school without permission

✏️ e.g : πŸ‘‡
I used to play truant and spend the whole time with my friends in the arcades.
I would give a prison sentence to parents who let their children play truant.

πŸ“ juvenile delinquency

✍️ Definition : antisocial behaviour demonstrated by adolescents, usually involving breaking the law.

✏️ e.g : πŸ‘‡
Juvenile delinquency was thriving in the area. The parents couldn’t do anything to stop their children.
Juvenile delinquency rates are usually higher in urban areas.

πŸ“ neglected (adj.)

✍️ Definition : not looked after, not getting any attention

✏️ e.g : πŸ‘‡
Neglected teenagers seek attention and will do anything to get it.
My wife feels neglected, so I’ve taken her out to a fast food restaurant.
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✴️ Add fuel to the fire

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Ⓜ️eaning: To make a bad or intense situation worse. To Make Something Worse

πŸ”… Example1 :
Please don't talk to him when he's in a bad mood. It just adds fuel to the fire

πŸ”… Example 2 :
Don't add fuel to the fire by laughing at him. He is furious about what you have already done

βœ… Synonyms:
β–ͺ️To pour oil on the fire
β–ͺ️AddΒ fuelΒ toΒ theΒ flame(UK)
β–ͺ️Rub salt in the wound
β–ͺ️Add insult to injury
β–ͺ️Twist/ Turn the knife (in the wound)

β–ͺ️To make someone who is annoyed,Β worried, orΒ upsetΒ feel evenΒ worse

◽️ Example :
Just toΒ turnΒ the knife a little, he told me he'dΒ seenΒ myΒ oldΒ girlfriendΒ with her new man.
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✳️ subside

❕verb βœ“
[subsides; subsided; subsiding]

The road is closed until the water subsides.πŸ€”πŸ™„

❇️ definition of SUBSIDE

Ⓜ️eaning1 : to become less strong or intense

πŸ”ΈThe pain/swelling will subside in a couple of hours.

πŸ”ΈAfter his anger had subsided, he was able to look at things rationally.

πŸ”ΈWe'll have to wait until the wind/storm/rain subsides.
Ⓜ️eaning2: to move down to a lower level

πŸ”ΉThe road will remain closed until the water/flood/river subsides.

πŸ”Ήa place where the ground has subsided [=sunk, settled]
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πŸ“† Idiom


✳️ vote with your feet

❇️ Meaning:

If you vote with your feet, you show your opinion of something by acting in a certain way, such as by buying something if you like it, or by not buying it if you don't like it.

βœ… For example:

♦️When the price of concert tickets nearly doubled, music fans voted with their feet and didn't go to the concerts.

♦️Opponents of the fur trade are trying to get people to vote with their feet by refusing to buy from shops that sell any clothes that use fur.
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πŸ“Phrasal Verb


✳️ get in (1)

β˜‘οΈ Meaning:

to enter a place or a vehicle

βœ”οΈ For example:

πŸ”» get in: You'll need a house key. You can't get in without one.

πŸ”» get in sth :Grandma got in the back seat with the kids, while I got in the driver's seat.
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πŸ“ Idiom of the Day

✳️ lead you astray

πŸ”Έ Meaning:

If someone leads you astray, they set a bad example and you behave badly also, or they encourage you to do the wrong thing.

✏️ For example:

πŸ”ΊWe're worried about our teenage son because he's at that age when he could easily be led astray by kids he thinks are cool and who could expose him to drugs or alcohol or other bad stuff.

πŸ”ΊCarlos says advertisements lead millions of people astray and make them waste their lives chasing after material possessions in the false belief that they can't possibly be happy unless they get these things.
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πŸ“ Phrasal Verb of the Day

✳️ pass on

πŸ”Ή Meaning:

If you pass something on, you give it to another person after receiving it yourself.

✏️ For example:

πŸ”Ί pass on sth:
You should wear a mask over your mouth so that you don't pass on the disease.

πŸ”Ί pass sth on:
After taking your piece of cake, pass the plate on to the next person.
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πŸ“ Slang of the Day

✳️ jollies

[American English]

πŸ”· Meaning:

fun, thrills, enjoyment

✏️ For example:

πŸ”ΊI can't see the attraction myself, but Bill says he gets his jollies from building and flying model planes and helicopters.

πŸ”ΊA lot of young people get their jollies from doing adventure stuff like white-water rafting and bungee-jumping.

πŸ’’ Variety: This slang term is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
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Phrasal Verbs with PASS :
pass up, pass away, pass out...

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πŸ“ Vocabulary


πŸ”» verb βœ“
[doodles; doodled; doodling]

Some students say they doodle during lectures because it helps them concentrat. πŸ€”πŸ™„

to draw something without thinking about what you are doing


πŸ”ΊShe doodled in her notebook instead of taking notes.

πŸ”ΊHer notebook was full of doodles.
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