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  • Welcome to English in a minute.

  • Canaries are little yellow birds canary in a coal mine.

  • Why are these cute birds in a dark colon?

  • Did you hear about Sarah?

  • The boss took her to dinner and then fired her.

  • The next day, the same thing happened to Jason.

  • Boss took him to dinner and then fired him.

  • Dinner with the boss is like a canary in a coal mine.

  • The expression canary in a coal mine is used as a warning.

  • If a canary breeze poisonous gases, it gets sick and dies more quickly than a human would.

  • Coal miners used to bring these birds into the minds with them if the Canaries miners knew the air was not healthy and that's English in a minute.

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English in a Minute: Canary in a Coal Mine

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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