English Speaking Book : 120 Useful English Phrases for Everyday Use (Pdf)

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120 Useful English Phrases for Everyday Use (Pdf)

1. as easy as pie means “very easy” (same as “a piece of cake”)
Example: He said it is a difficult problem, but I don’t agree. It seems as easy as pie to
me!

2. be sick and tired of means “I hate” (also “can’t stand”)
Example: I’m sick and tired of doing nothing but work. Let’s go out tonight and have fun.

3. bend over backward means “try very hard” (maybe too much!)
Example: He bent over backward to please his new wife, but she never seemed
satisfied.

4. bite off more than one can chew means “take responsibility for more than one can manage

Example: John is so far behind in his studies. Besides classes, he plays sports and works
at a part-time job. It seems he has bitten off more than he can chew.

5. broke means “to have no money”
Example: I have to borrow some money from my Dad. Right now, I’m broke.

6. change one’s mind means “decide to do something different from
what had been decided earlier”
Example: I was planning to work late tonight, but I changed my mind. I’ll do extra work
on the weekend instead.

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