English Grammer and Vocabulary: 10 really common expressions that are heard in everyday conversation.
The first expression is TWENTY FOUR SEVEN
when someone says TWENTY FOUR SEVEN, what they mean is, because there is 24hrs in a day, and seven days a week, Is they mean every minute of everyday, so in example is you can access our website Twenty Four Seven.
The next expression is GET THE BALL ROLLING.
This expression mean to start something.so if are going to start project and someone says hey get the ball rolling, what they mean is, let’s start now. This is pretty simple
so GET the ball rolling mean, let’s start now
The third expression is TAKE IT EASY.
if someone says to you, I don’t have any plane this weekend I think all take it easy, so what they mean is RELAX, I m going to take it easy mean I am going to relax.
The next one is SLEEP ON IT.
If some say I will sleep on it, what they mean is, I am going to take some time to think about decision.
If someone says I will get back to you tomorrow, I have to sleep on it.
What they mean is, I will think about my decision and talk to you tomorrow.
The next one is I AM BROKE.
A really common one, so I am broke this is not actually mean that you are broke it mean you have no money,
A really common expression that you hear all the time.
The next is THE meeting is at 7 o’clock SHARP!
Ok if someone says the meeting is at 7 o’clock SHARP what they mean, mean exactly 7 o’clock.
So the expression here is Sharp, if someone says to you sharp, so be on time.
The next one is LIKE THE BACK OF MY HAND.
so what they mean, the back of your hand is very familiar to you, you know it well, you see all the time.
So if I said I know this city like the back of hand, it means that I know this city very well and very familiar with it.
Next is GIVE ME A HAND.
If someone says do you want to give me your hand, it means do you want to help me.
Next one is IN AGES.
So let’s start from an example
I haven’t seen him in ages, so what this mean is in ages mean long time.
Last one SICK AND TIRED.
So this expression means I don’t like or I hate. so for example if I said I’m sick and tired to doing homework, it mean you don’t want to do homework anymore you don’t like.
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English Grammer : 10 really common expressions that are heard in everyday conversation.