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My car is a lemon!

by italkyoutalk / 3ヶ月

Do you know the English word “lemon“? Of course, it is a kind of fruit. But it also has another meaning. Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Simon: How is your new car? Brett: Terrible! It has broken down twice already! I think I bought a lemon! Does it mean: a) an … Continue reading My car is a lemon!

Like pulling teeth

by italkyoutalk / 3ヶ月

Do you know the English expression “to be like pulling teeth“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Andrea: How was the meeting? Veronica: Terrible. Trying to get everyone to agree on something is like pulling teeth. Does it mean: a) very easy b) painful c) tiring d) very difficult The answer is … Continue reading Like pulling teeth

Out of this world

by italkyoutalk / 3ヶ月

Do you know the English expression “to be out of this world“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Terry: What do you think of my new book? Rufus: It’s out of this world! I’m sure it will be a best seller! Does it mean: a) fantasy b) very good c) very strange … Continue reading Out of this world

Bite your tongue

by italkyoutalk / 3ヶ月

Do you know the English expression “to bite (one’s) tongue“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Jean: Did you tell Emma what you thought of her cooking? Phil: No, I bit my tongue. She would have been upset. Does it mean: a) not say something you want to say b) physically bite … Continue reading Bite your tongue

Fib

by italkyoutalk / 3ヶ月

Do you know the English noun “fib“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Natalie: Why were you angry with your son the other day? Barbara: Because he told a fib. He told me he was going to the library to study, but really he went shopping with his friends. Does it mean: … Continue reading Fib

Come rain or shine

by italkyoutalk / 4ヶ月

Do you know the English expression “come rain or shine“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Robert: It is really important that you attend the meeting tomorrow. David: Come rain or shine, I’ll be there! Don’t worry! Does it mean: a) if the weather is good b) if the weather is bad … Continue reading Come rain or shine

Strapped for cash

by italkyoutalk / 4ヶ月

Do you know the English expression “to be strapped for cash“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Erika: How about dinner tonight? We could go to that new Mexican restaurant. Catherine: Sorry, I’m strapped for cash this month. Maybe next month. Does it mean: a) have a lot of cash b) have … Continue reading Strapped for cash

Fall on deaf ears

by italkyoutalk / 4ヶ月

Do you know the English expression “to fall on deaf ears“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Paula: Did you warn your son that if he didn’t study he wouldn’t get into college? Bill: Yes, I did. But my warning fell on deaf ears. Does it mean: a) to be ignored b) … Continue reading Fall on deaf ears

Hard up

by italkyoutalk / 4ヶ月

Do you know the English expression “to be hard up“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Makoto: Shall we go out on Saturday night? I heard a good band is playing in town. Ivan: I can’t. I’m hard up at the moment. I had a lot of things to pay out this … Continue reading Hard up

[Easy English Blog] New website

by italkyoutalk / 4ヶ月

We have a new website. Well, it’s not completely new, just redesigned. The old website was designed back in 2012. I thought it was time for a change. We have more graded readers now, so I wanted to display more books on the top page. We also decided to link our Facebook and Twitter accounts … Continue reading [Easy English Blog] New website