Monthly Archives: October 2019

A Visit to the Nixon Library

Presidential libraries are places where many of the documents and possessions of American presidents are kept after they leave office (stop being president). These libraries usually have museums that tell you the story of that president and what he did. … Continue reading

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You Got Under My Skin

Here’s another strange idiom in English: You (or someone/something) got under my skin. There are two ways we use this idiom. The first way is to indicate that someone or thing is irritating you, bothering you, doing something that you … Continue reading

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Are You Woke?

Over the past year, one of the most popular buzzwords, or fashionable words, used in the media (news, TV shows, etc.) is “woke.” You probably know the word woke as the past tense of the verb “to wake” (to stop … Continue reading

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