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#EngProverb: Words to describe people

Hey ho, fellas! How’s your day? I think today was a cold day.
Tonight, I’m going to share some proverbs related to describe people. Here they are…

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1.Adaptable
Meaning :capable of fitting a particular situation or use
E.g. “When Riska’s parents divorced, she proved herself to be adaptable. It wasn’t easy, but she learned how to cope with this big change”
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2.Considerate
Meaning : showing concern for the rights and feelings of others
E.g. “A considerate person looks out for other people. They often allow someone else to have the last piece of cake or they hold the door open for another person..”
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3.Courageous
Meaning :able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
E.g. “A courageous person is brave. They are the type of person to run into a burning building. They are also likely to get involved to stop a bullying situation.”
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4.Ambitious
Meaning :having a strong desire for success or achievement
E.g. “Raka is one of Ambitious people try to get ahead in life–they look for opportunities to better their life”
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5.Adventurous
Meaning : willing to undertake new and daring enterprises
E.g. “They love to try something new–sometimes an act that others would find scary. Adventurous people love to travel and try new foods at a restaurant.”
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6.Rational
Meaning :having its source in or being guided by the intellect
E.g. “They make rational decisions based on their logical reasoning about a situation. They don’t base decisions on emotions.”
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Alright, fellas, those are some proverbs related to describe people.
So, How would you describe yourself?
Thank you for being with me, fellas! Today is a wrap!

compiled by @ijoojii for @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, 04 April 2019

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#IOTW Idioms Related to Money

Hi, Fellas! Good evening and happy Thursday! How’s your week so far?
This evening I am going to share idioms related to money.

Break the bank
Meaning :An idiom that can mean to use up all of one’s money is break the bank. This idiom can also mean to win all the money at a gambling table.:E.g. “ I know the Mobile Phone is expensive but it’s not going to break the bank.”

Dime a dozen
Meaning :something is easy to get or common
E.g. “I told him not be angry since guys like him are a dime a dozen.”

Bring home to the bacon
Meaning :Bring home the bacon is an idiom that stands for earning a salary. This idiom specifically suggests that the salary would be used to support a family.
E.g. “I work on weekends and Public holidays to bring home the bacon..”

Foot the bill
Meaning :Foot the bill is an idiom that means to pay for the fees.
E.g. “I will help my brother foot the bill of her college education.”

Get a run for one ‘s money
Meaning: The idiom get a run for one’s money denotes receiving a challenge. This idiom can also mean getting what one rightfully deserves.
E.g. “ The company is getting a run for its money from the small-sized yet innovative competitor.”

Worth its weight in gold
Meaning: Means that something is very valuable
E.g. “ They are an asset to the company and is certainly worth his weight in gold.”

Bread and butter
Meaning: The idiom bread and butter refers to one’s source of income. A person makes bread and butter with his or her jobs, businesses or other sources of earnings.
E.g. “ Writing is her bread and butter. Chika feeds and sends her kid to school with her earnings from writing online..”

It’s a wrap for now. Thank you for joining me. I hope it has been useful for you and…. Have a nice weekend, Fellas!

Compiled and written by @ijoojii for @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, February 14, 2019.

 

 

Hey ho, fellas! How’s your day?
how do you learn your English so far?
Today, I would like to direct your attention to some English idioms that can be used to express feelings and emotions

  •  No hard feelings
    Meaning : It might be used after an argument to express the thought or hope that no one  will continue to be angry afterwards. “without offence or anger.”
    Example :
    “Hey man ! no hard feelings, man! That’s the way of life.”
  • Mixed feelings
    Meaning :describe a state where you have more than one feeling – you are happy, but at the same time sad, anxious.
    Example :
    “I was excited about my new school, but sad to be leaving all my friends.”
  • Chilled out
    Meaning :expression simply means the same as ‘relaxed’
    Example :
    “I feel really chilled out after my Fitness class.”
  •  Fed up
    Meaning :you feel really frustrated about something and no longer want to deal with it.
    Example  :                                                                                                                                                      “We have had a terrible day at school and we are feeling completely fed up!.”
  •  Be as hard as nails
    Meaning :describe a person who is insensitive and has no compassion or empathy for others.
    Example :
    “Bella will be great in this new business because she is as hard as nails.”

It’s a wrap for now. Thank you for joining me. I hope it has been useful for you and…. Have a nice weekend, Fellas!

#EngVocab :Phrasal Verbs with “Call”

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Hello, Fellas! Good evening and happy Monday! How’s your week so far?
This evening I am going to share phrasal verbs with “call”

1.“Call away”
Meaning : To ask someone to go somewhere else
E.g. “i am afraid razi was called away from the meeting to deal with a medical emergency, but he should be back soon”
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2.“Call for”
Meaning : Publicly demand that something be done
E.g. “Adit got the new job! This news calls for a celebration!”
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3.“Call around”
Meaning : to go to someone’s house to visit them
E.g. “Let’s call around to see your cousin later.”
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4.“Call back”
Meaning : To return a telephone call
E.g. “They said I could call back later today to collect the T-shirt.”
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5.“Call out”
Meaning : To shout or speak loudly in order to get someone’s attention
E.g. “I called out her name, but she couldn’t hear me..”
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6.“Call by”
Meaning : To shout or speak loudly in order to get someone’s attention
E.g. “ I think it my might be nice to call by Aunt Jenny’s house on our way to Jakarta.”
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7.“Call down”                                                                                                                                         Meaning : To shout or speak loudly in order to get someone’s attention
E.g. “Laura is a perfectionist women and always calls me down for such minor errors!”
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Alright, fellas, those are phrasal vervs with call.
Thank you for being with me, fellas! Today is a wrap!
Enjoy fellas! #EngProverb

 

Compiled by @ijoojii for @EnglishTips4U on Monday, 7 Jan, 2019.

#EngTips: OTHER WAYS TO SAY “After That”

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Hey ho, fellas! How’s your day?
how do you learn your English so far?
So here I am to give you some tips to impruv your speaking.
Well in this section I am going to give you some tips other ways to say
” After that”
What is another word for after that??
Here is a list of word that you can use instead.

To support, Add or Continue your sentence.

“Besides”
Example:
“Besides, i could not see what i wrote on my typewriter.”

“In addition”
Example:
“He asked if he might record the meeting in addition to take notes.”

“Finally”
Example:
“We are at the point, finally, we go to the break .”

“Furthermore”
Example:
“The team was having a great season and furthermore, all the players were getting along.”

“In the same way”
Example:
“In the same way it is possible to give exercise for the student at the same time.”

“Equally important”
Example:
“An equally important part of my mission is to reach and achieve our goals.

 
It’s a wrap for now. Thank you for joining me. I hope it has been useful for you and…. Have a nice weekend, Fellas!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#EngProverb: Proverbs related to love

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Hey ho, fellas! How’s your day? I think today was a cold day.
Do you know what love is? Everyone would answer that question differently.
Some People think it is care, affection, and understanding.
Tonight, I’m going to share some proverbs related to love to you. Here they are…

1.“Love is blind”
Meaning : when you love someone and you may don’t see about their pyhsical and faults.
E.g. “Have you seen Bella’s new girlfriend? Love is blind I must say.”

2.“Love at the first sight “
Meaning : once people met, they felt in love each other.
E.g. “Julio and Siska met at party.It was love at first sight.”

3.“Pop the question”
Meaning : people propose to marriage someone.
E.g. “ Roy popped me the question after we have been together for two years.

4.“ Kiss and make up”
Meaning : people forgive each other and be friends again.
E.g. ”Ozi and Raline always have an argument twice a week, but then they eternally kiss and make up.”

5.“Go steady “
Meaning : having a romantic a relationship with someone.
E.g. ”Jonny wants to go steady with Lusi, but I think she is not interested.”

6.“Break up”
Meaning : people become separated after being relationship or engagement.
E.g. “Richard broke up with his partner of two years when he found out that she was dating another man.

7.“Ask out “
Meaning : the man invite someone to go out, escpecially make a date.
E.g. “My friend asked us out for dinner to celebrate the success of his new job.”

 

Alright, fellas, those are some proverbs related to love.
Thank you for being with me, fellas! Today is a wrap!
Enjoy fellas!

 

Compiled by @ijoojii for @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, 06 December, 2018.

 

#EngTips: OTHER WAYS TO SAY “I THINK”

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Good Evening, Fellas! How was your day?
Today we are going to give you some tips about other ways to say ‘i think’.
There are many different ways of saying thought in English. Let’s find out!

  1. In my opinion
    E.g. “In my opinion the issue should be finished in this way.”

  2. The way I see it
    E.g. ”The way I see it is just technical issue.”

  3. As far as I can see
    E.g. “As far I can see my friends are innocent.”

  4. .I consider
    E.g. “I consider a lot of information should be kept very secret.”

  5. I believe
    E.g, “I believe that they slept because of exhaustion.”

  6. To my way of thinking
    E.g. “To my way of thinking we are doing very well.”

  7. I would say
    E.g. “I would say that the girl is very humble.” #EngTips

It’s a wrap for now. Thank you for joining me. Give it try and let me know how it works for you.
Enjoy fellas! #EngTips

Compiled by @ijoojii for @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, 22 November, 2018.