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Vocabulary Spotlight | Common English Similes

Powered by RedCircle To become an exclusive subscriber, follow this link: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/9472af5c-8580-45e1-b0dd-ff211db08a90/exclusive-content or WeChat: atozenglishpodcast As easy as pie – Very easy “The exam was as easy as pie.” As stubborn as a mule – Very stubborn “He’s as stubborn as a mule and won’t listen to reason As strong as an ox – Very strong “After years of

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Vocabulary Spotlight | 3 Expressions using the word “point”

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Vocabulary Spotlight | Slang terms that have become common

Powered by RedCircle Become a monthly subscriber for just $1.99 per month and receive an additional two to three episodes per week! In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack talk about slang terms that have become commonly used by many English speakers. Bling: This term refers to flashy, ostentatious

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Vocabulary Spotlight | Out of the blue, Take it with a grain of salt, and Give it a shot

Powered by RedCircle Become a monthly subscriber for just $1.99 per month and receive an additional two to three episodes per week! https://app.redcircle.com/shows/9472af5c-8580-45e1-b0dd-ff211db08a90/exclusive-content In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack discuss the following three idiomatic expressions: Out of the blue: Definition: Unexpectedly or without warning; something happening suddenly and

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Vocabulary Spotlight | Fillers

Powered by RedCircle Become a monthly subscriber for just $1.99 per month and receive an additional two to three episodes per week! https://app.redcircle.com/shows/9472af5c-8580-45e1-b0dd-ff211db08a90/exclusive-content In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack talk about fillers English speakers often use. English language fillers are words or phrases that people use in speech

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Vocabulary Spotlight | Expressions using the word “dead”

Powered by RedCircle Become a monthly subscriber for just $1.99 per month and receive an additional two to three episodes per week! https://app.redcircle.com/shows/9472af5c-8580-45e1-b0dd-ff211db08a90/exclusive-content In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack explain the meanings of several expressions which use the word “dead.” Dead on: This phrase means exactly accurate or

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Vocabulary Spotlight | Punch in, Punch out, and Punch up

Powered by RedCircle Become a monthly subscriber for just $1.99 per month and receive an additional two to three episodes per week! https://app.redcircle.com/shows/9472af5c-8580-45e1-b0dd-ff211db08a90/exclusive-content In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack explain the meaning of several phrasal verbs which use the word punch. Punch in: To enter data or information by

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Vocabulary Spotlight | Texting Slang

Powered by RedCircle Become a monthly subscriber for just $1.99 per month and receive an additional two to three episodes per week! https://app.redcircle.com/shows/9472af5c-8580-45e1-b0dd-ff211db08a90/exclusive-content In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl tests Jack’s knowledge of common texting acronyms. Transcript: 00:00:00 Jack Hey A-Z listeners, this is Jack here. 00:00:03 Jack And if

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Vocabulary Spotlight | Canadian Slang

Powered by RedCircle Become a monthly subscriber for just $1.99 per month and receive an additional two to three episodes per week! https://app.redcircle.com/shows/9472af5c-8580-45e1-b0dd-ff211db08a90/exclusive-content In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Jack tests Xochitl on her knowledge of Canadian slang. Canadian Slang Terms: Toque – A knitted winter hat, often with a pom-pom on

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