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  • Get ready for ten English expressions in two minutes. After I drink my tea.

  • Start the clock.

  • Number one 'don't give up the day job'. We use this phrase to tell someone that they

  • are not good at something and they should stop doing it. 'I'm in love with the shape

  • of you.' 'Dude, don't give up the day job, alright?' 'Yeah' Number two so far so good.

  • This is a phrase we use to show that we are happy with the development or progress of

  • something. 'Hey dude, how's your new job going?' 'Yeah, so far so good. Yeah my boss is pretty

  • nice. Yeah I'm enjoying it.' Number three at the end of the day. This is a phrase that

  • replaces ultimately or when all things have been considered. 'Look at the end of the day

  • if you really want to break up with her then you should just tell her. Ok, just be honest.'

  • Number four, speak of the devil. Now we use this when we have been talking about someone

  • and then they suddenly appear unexpectedly 'Ah Tom can be such a **** sometimes' 'Oh

  • speak of the devil' 'Oh, hey Tom' 'Oh hey guys, what are you talking about?' Number

  • five that ship has sailed. We use this phrase to say that it's too late to do something.

  • You can't do it anymore, it's too late. 'Dude don't you think it's about time you changed

  • your career, I mean you haven't been happy for ages.' 'Sadly that ship has sailed. I'm

  • getting too old man.' How are we doing for time? Ok, we're ok. Number six, it's not rocket

  • science. We use this when we want to say that something isn't that difficult to do. 'Oh

  • come on we can put this IKEA bed together, it's not rocket science.' Number seven Ignorance

  • is bliss. We use this phrase when we want to say that it's probably better not to know.

  • 'Alright would you want to know if your partner was cheating on you?' 'No definitely not,

  • ignorance is bliss.' Number eight, better late than never. We use this phrase to say

  • that it's probably better that something eventually happens after the time it was supposed to

  • rather than it not happening at all. 'Hey, I'm here for the party....better late than

  • never?' Number nine, there are plenty more fish in the sea. Now we use this phrase when

  • someone's relationship has ended to make them feel better, to say that there are other potential

  • partners out there, there are plenty more fish in the sea. 'She's left me, she's gone.'

  • 'Oh dude there's plenty more fish in the sea, yeah.' And the last one it's not over until

  • the fat lady sings. It means that there's always a chance even until the end there is

  • always hope, there is always a possibility that what you want to happen can happen. 'It's

  • alright, we might be three nil down with five minutes to go but it's not over until the

  • fat lady sings.' Alright we did it. Ten English expressions in two minutes. Unbelievable!

  • Well done guys. I advise that you probably rewind and watch this video again so that

  • you can take a bit more time to learn these phrases but wasn't that fun? If you would

  • like to do another English lesson in two minutes, you let me know in the comments below. Hit

  • the like button, hit the subscribe button and I'll see you really soon. This is Tom,

  • the chief dreamer, saying goodbye.

Get ready for ten English expressions in two minutes. After I drink my tea.

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10 English Expressions in 2 Minutes

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