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  • Hello everyone!

  • Welcome to Idiom 100, where we learn 100 commonly used idioms by native English speakers.

  • All of the explanations are in English, so it might be challenging for you,

  • but just try to imagine the meanings in your head and study hard and soon you'll be able to use these idioms in your conversations.

  • Is everyone ready? Let's begin.

  • Hello again! Nice to see everyone.

  • Today's idiom is: put my face on.

  • Put my face on.

  • Okay, this is a very fun and interesting idiom and let's imagine you're sitting there with no face.

  • You have no face.

  • So, you're not ready to go out and go shopping, right?

  • So, you have to put on your eyes and put on your nose, put your face on and then you're ready to go, right?

  • Alright, so let's listen to some examples and think about this idiom.

  • Mom, are you ready to go?

  • Just a second, I need to put on my face!

  • Okay, the second example:

  • Why are you taking extra time to put your face on today?

  • Why else? I have a big date today!

  • Alright, so 'put my face on' or 'put your face on' means usually to put on make-up or to get ready.

  • Alright, and be careful, because this is usually an idiom used just for women.

  • If a man says, 'I need to put my face on,' maybe it sounds very funny and it can be a good joke,

  • but it's a very common and useful phrase for women when you need to say that you need a little extra time to get ready.

  • Yeah, so next time your friend calls and you just finished taking a shower, but she wants to go have lunch,

  • you say, 'Give me 20 minutes. I have to put my face on.'

  • I'll see you later! That's all for today.

Hello everyone!

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A2 BEG US face put idiom ready extra time today

Englisch Redewendung 39/100: Put my face on

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