148 : English Vocabulary and Expressions – Festive, Milestone, Leaps and bounds, and Over the hill

In today’s episode, you will learn new English vocabulary words and expressions related to the topic of appearance. You will also hear tons of real-life stories that will help you understand the words and expressions more. This episode will give you the vocabulary and expressions you need to speak fluently in English about this topic.

TODAY’S ENGLISH RESOURCE

TODAY’S ENGLISH VOCABULARY

Festive

Meaning: cheerful and/or joyful celebration; pertaining to a festival.

  • Sentence 1: Joan enjoyed celebrating her anniversary in a festive manner.
  • Sentence 2: Already decorated for Christmas, the house looked very festive.
  • Sentence 3: In spite of the sad occasion, Ellen wore festive attire for the funeral.

Milestone

Meaning: a significant point in development

  • Sentence 1: Graduating from college is an important milestone.
  • Sentence 2: Each child must reach important milestones in their development.
  • Sentence 3: The new technique was regarded as a milestone in the treatment of COVID-19.

TODAY’S ENGLISH EXPRESSIONS

Leaps and bounds

Meaning: over and above expectations

  • Sentence 1: Ean reached every childhood milestone. He was leaps and bounds above his classmates.
  • Sentence 2: I feel so far ahead at work but the boss says I am not leaps and bounds ahead.
  • Sentence 3: The business was doing really well and was earning money leaps and bounds above its competitors.

Over the hill

Meaning: old or past a person’s prime; past middle age

  • Sentence 1: He used to be fast but now he’s over the hill.
  • Sentence 2: After his 50th birthday, Bernie felt over the hill.
  • Sentence 3: Once beautiful and enlightened, Susan was now over the hill.

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Master cliff
Master cliff
1 year ago

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Jully
1 year ago
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Seydina Oumar Diop
1 year ago

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Shanthi
1 year ago

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Ebony
1 year ago

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Hércules
1 year ago

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Hanene
Hanene
1 year ago

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Jalyieyjal
1 year ago

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Xavier Orryl Pierre
1 year ago

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Wills Daring
1 year ago

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Carlmax belantine
1 year ago

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Fatima
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1 year ago

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Yagoub Hassan
1 year ago

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María Claudia Patiño
1 year ago

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1 year ago

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Nirodha pravindi
1 year ago

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