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Some Simple English Expression That You May Misunderstand

  • Author:Lorna
  • Source:www.diecastingpartsupplier.com
  • Release on :2016-07-22
---Don’t see blue movies.

Blue movie/film  is the meaning of "sexy movie".The other familiar expresss such as exploiter, erotic film, porn.Don't express it as yellow movie.

Yellow pages is a large book containing the telephone numbers and addresses of businesses and organizations in a particular area

---He’s a poor sailor.

Poor sailor usually means the one who will feel sick when sailing.Thw oppositive is" good sailor".

---I only used Accent for soup.

Accent is a United based company which produce monosodium glutamate (MSG).

Now a lot od brand have bacame to a word. Forexample we sill say "Just google it!","Xerox this sheet".

---She’s a bad singer, and the fans love her.

The bad here means good, excellent, impressive, stylish.It is a slang.

The Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang says that, especially in African-American English, “bad” is used to mean “wonderful; deeply satisfying; stunningly attractive or stylish; sexy.”

---Do you carry camera?

Carry means sale here. If a shop carries goods or products, it has them for sale.

---There are 4 models on the catwalk now.

Catwalk isn't a fashion step. It means fashion show stage.

---I like devilded eggs.

The deviled here means the eggs with chili powder.


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