Category Archives: Language & Terms

What Does “Bummed Out” Mean?

Listen to Daily English #104 – Bar Hopping for more on “bummed out.” Looking for an easy, convenient way to improve your English? Try our new “Speak English with ESLPod” podcast subscription on Apple Podcasts. Get more information here. Want … Continue reading

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Speak English Mini: “To Credit Something Back”

Learn the meaning of the phrase “to credit (something) back” in this Speak English Mini video. Looking for an easy, convenient way to improve your English? Try our new “Speak English with ESLPod.com” podcast subscription on Apple Podcasts. Get more … Continue reading

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What Does “Groundbreaking” Mean?

This is a “best of” post from a previous post on our blog… We often talk about a “groundbreaking study” or a “groundbreaking invention,” but what does that mean exactly? Learn how to use “groundbreaking” in English in this quick … Continue reading

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What Does “Bread and Butter” Mean?

For more English idioms, try our Unlimited English Membership here: https://tv.eslpod.com ~Jeff P.S. Like this English lesson? Get a FREE sample lesson (no money needed) – SIGN UP BELOW! Just fill out the form below and we’ll send a FREE … Continue reading

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Speak English Mini: To Hook Something Up

Learn the meaning of the phrase “to hook something up” in this Speak English Mini video. Looking for an easy, convenient way to improve your English? Try our new “Speak English with ESLPod.com” podcast subscription on Apple Podcasts. Get more … Continue reading

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Speak English Mini: To Set Out

What does “to set out” mean? Learn the meaning of the phrase “to set out” in this Speak English Mini video. Looking for an easy, convenient way to improve your English? Try our new “Speak English with ESLPod.com” podcast subscription … Continue reading

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Speak English Mini: To Keep Someone

Learn the meaning of the phrase “to keep someone” in this Speak English Mini video. Find out more about “to keep someone” in our Daily English 300 – Arriving at an Appointment. ~Jeff P.S. Like this English lesson? Get a … Continue reading

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Speak English Mini: At Long Last

Learn the meaning of the phrase “at long last” in this Speak English Mini video. Find out more about “at long last” in our Daily English 118 – Small Talk at a Business Meeting. ~Jeff P.S. Like this English lesson? … Continue reading

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Speak English Mini: To Get a Hold of Someone

Learn the meaning of the common expression “to get a hold of someone” in this video. And see Daily English 190 – Taking a Telephone Message where I explain how to use the telephone in English. ~Jeff P.S. Like this … Continue reading

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“Go Big or Go Home!”

Reality TV shows are full of clichés, expressions that are unoriginal and overused. Learn the meanings of three of these popular expressions: Go big or go home. Leave it all out there. Throw (someone) under the bus. For more on … Continue reading

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