5 English Expressions You Must Know

In this lesson, you will learn 5 English expressions you must know. These English expressions are used by native English speakers and will help you speak English more fluently.

 

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EXPRESSION #1

Expression: For the record…

Meaning: “To say something publicly and officially”

EXAMPLE SENTENCES [3]

  1. I am willing to stay, for the record, that it has enormous value.
  2. Just for the record, perhaps you’d like to tell me what you’re doing Monday?
  3. For the record, it was she who approached me about such a deal, not the other way around.

EXPRESSION #2

Expression: For as long as I can remember…

Meaning: “To remember most or all of one’s life”

EXAMPLE SENTENCES [3]

  1. Her family has lived in New York for as long as I can remember.
  2. For as long as I could remember, they’ve been together.
  3. They moved, and have lived on the other side of the world, for as long as I can remember.

EXPRESSION #3

Idiom: To lose sleep over…

Meaning: “To worry or stress about something that one can’t sleep”

EXAMPLE SENTENCES [3]

  1. I lost sleep over the fact that I did not get the job I wanted.
  2. The ending of our relationship has got me losing sleep over her.
  3. I’m losing sleep over sending my son off to college.

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EXPRESSION #4

Idiom: Oh, come on!

Meaning: “Used for telling someone you do not believe what the person is saying or don’t take them seriously”

EXAMPLE SENTENCES [3]

  1. Oh, come on, you can’t be serious about this situation?
  2. Oh, come on, you’re telling me you grew back a limb?
  3. Oh, come on, you did not build this entire city by yourself.

EXPRESSION #5

Idiom: I’m just kidding!

Meaning: “To soften a serious situation or insult by saying it was a joke”

EXAMPLE SENTENCES [3]

  1. Sorry to scare you like that, I’m just kidding.
  2. I’m just kidding, I didn’t actually mean what I said earlier.
  3. Don’t take what I say or do so seriously, I’m just kidding.

 

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Adriano
Adriano
10 months ago

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