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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Idioms 201. The idiom today is a bad hair day. Okay.

  • Let's take a look at the note. A bad hair day actually means a day when one's hair

  • seemed to be unmanageable and does not look good no matter what one does. Of

  • course, this would annoy someone. So you're probably starting off the day

  • annoyed. And you know sometimes that could lead to a bad day by itself. Okay, good.

  • To annoy someone, especially women. Okay This idiom is often used to be humorous

  • and is more likely to be used by women because I guess they relate to this idea

  • even more. Yeah I do remember a long time ago I once I've read in some woman's

  • fashion magazine it was an article and she was, she was talking about how her

  • mother once told her like it was a very, very important, like it was pearls of wisdom,

  • or something. Like you've got to take care of your hair. If your hair doesn't

  • look good nothing looks good, and I always, I always

  • remember that. So anyway, so definitely this is something that women would focus

  • on even more than men, but you know men groom themselves too. Everybody wants to

  • look good when they go out. However , over time it has developed a second meaning

  • to mean a day when everything seems to go wrong. So you could see how it could

  • lead to this. Because if your hair doesn't look good. You start off the day

  • annoyed. If you start off the day annoyed maybe you start off in the wrong mood

  • and things just don't seem to go right for you. All right. Anyway , let's look at a

  • couple of examples here. Example number one. I decided to just cover up my hair

  • and wear a baseball cap as a fashion style. Yeah. I sometimes heard that

  • sometimes women might do this. You know maybe if they're, I don't know they

  • couldn't wash their hair or the hair just wouldn't look good for some reason. Just

  • wear a baseball cap maybe think you know maybe that's a cute style for the day. So

  • just cover up your hair. It might be, maybe, maybe it's a solution.

  • Tomorrow maybe a better day. I was having a real bad hair day. No matter how I

  • tried to fix it I just look like a crazy person.

  • Yes. So, maybe you're trying and your hair is just, just not going the way you

  • want it to do. No matter what you spray it or look at it. You look , you look nuts.

  • You look like a crazy person. So that might, so that's the literal

  • meaning of having a bad hair day. And here's one for the second. You know the

  • more general meaning. Just to mean that you're having a bad day. Today is a bad

  • hair day. Nothing is going my way. You know, the way you want it to work out.

  • Everything I tried to do today just didn't work out. So for that person it's

  • a bad hair day. Okay. Anyway, I hope you got it. I hope it's clear. Thank you for your

  • time. Bye-bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Idioms 201. The idiom today is a bad hair day. Okay.

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