In today’s episode, you will learn new English vocabulary words and expressions related to the topic of cleanliness. 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
Meaning: In a state of complete confusion and disorder
- Sentence 1: My week is chaotic because I have meetings every single day.
- Sentence 2: With a chaotic mind, no work can be done.
- Sentence 3: Susan’s house was so chaotic. She had clothes and papers everywhere.
Meaning: Disgustingly dirty; to an extreme and often disgusting extent
- Sentence 1: Hannah needed to clean her car immediately. It was filthy.
- Sentence 2: Jen felt filthy after a long day of work. All she wanted was a long shower and a long night’s sleep.
- Sentence 3: My apartment is filthy but the cleaning lady will be here Friday.
TODAY’S ENGLISH EXPRESSIONS
Meaning: The practice of thoroughly cleaning a house in the springtime
- Sentence 1: I only do a deep spring clean once a year.
- Sentence 2: My maid does a thorough spring clean once a month.
- Sentence 3: Many people choose to spring clean in March or April, but if you schedule a cleaning service on a weekly basis you will never need to do it.
Spick and span
Meaning: It is very clean and tidy
- Sentence 1: Before I come home from work, the house needs to be spick and span.
- Sentence 2: It might sound strange, but it is entirely possible to get your car spick and span without the aid of a single drop of water.
- Sentence 3: The upper floor of the house had been refurbished since we were last there and it all looked spick and span.