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Sunday, August 19, 2018

E-cubed 1195: pull up a chair


Today's E-cubed:  Pull up a chair


Hello, everybody. Welcome back to Daily Easy English Expression. Today's expression is really good. And it's similar to last time. Last time - PULL UP with a car meaning stop the car some place. This time - pull up a chair. Pull up a chair. Instead of chair, we can say a seat or a stool, the same thing. This is an excellent expression that you can use at a bar or a restaurant. It means bring a chair over here and sit down. It means join us, but bring over a chair. Check out a dialogue.

Monday, March 5, 2018

E-cubed 1180: It’s not over ‘til the fat lady sings


Today's E-cubed:  It’s not over ‘til the fat lady sings


We can use this expression in many situations, where one guy or a woman was thinking "Oh, it's over. Let's stop. Let's not wait..." But the other guy says "No, no, no. We should wait. Maybe something will happen, and things will be very good."

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Ecubed 1179: ~ish


Today's E-cubed:  
~ish


Today, we're learning a suffix - something we can add at the end of a word, especially an adjective.

It's kind of red = It's reddish
He's kind of bald = He's baldish
It kind of hurts = It's hurtish