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English Vocabulary Lesson: 6 Expressions in 3 Minutes

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, May 02, 2011 @ 07:59 AM

English Vocabulary LessonWelcome to today's English vocabulary lesson. In this video lesson, you will learn 6 common English expressions in 3 minutes. In English, we use expressions like "fall for" "cut down on" and "live up to" in our daily conversations often. You probably didn't study these expressions in your home country and now that you are here in the United States and you are hearing these expressions, perhaps you don't know how to use them or what they mean. It's time to learn to speak English like a native speaker. Take 3 minutes to watch this video and add 6 new English expressions to your English vocabulary. Do you have 3 minutes? Let's get started!


Try these questions first:


She's so gullible. She always falls_____


  • for his lies
  • to his lies
  • over his lies


She eats too much junk food. If she wants to lose weight she should_________ chips and desserts.


  • come around
  • cut down on
  • come up with



Do you know the correct answer? Watch the video to find the answer and to learn more!




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