I’m shattered!

Do you know the English expression “to be shattered“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Toshi: Are you coming out for drinks tonight?

Mary: No, I’m shattered. I had a busy week and need an early night.

Does it mean:

a) very angry

b) very unfriendly

c) very annoyed

d) very tired

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) very tired

Pipe down!

Do you know the casual English expression “pipe down“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Trisha: Children! Can you pipe down? I’m on the phone!

Children: Sorry, mum!

Does it mean:

a) play with a pipe

b) put toys down

c) be quiet

d) stop playing with a pipe

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Answer: c) be quiet

Grow apart

Do you know the English expression “to grow apart“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Bill: Why did you and your wife get divorced?

Gary: We grew apart over the last few years. We weren’t as close as we used to be.

Does it mean:

a) move to a different place

b) become less close as time passes

c) start to dislike each other

d) fight a lot

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Answer: b) become less close as time passes

Look back on (something)

Do you know the English phrase “to look back on (something)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Mayumi: Why are we having a meeting at the end of December?

Ayako: We always have a meeting then to look back on the year.

Does it mean:

a) think about the past

b) talk about a problem

c) think about next year

d) turn around

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Answer: a) think about the past

Scrumptious

Do you know the English adjective “scrumptious“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Tina: Who baked this cake? It’s scrumptious!

Erika: John made it. It’s good, isn’t it?

Does it mean:

a) big

b) sweet

c) delicious

d) fruity

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) delicious