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A short video explaining an expression used in American English
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-02-17 03:55
last episode published
2019-02-16 14:23
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English in a Minute: Force Someone's Hand - February 16, 2019

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English in a Minute: Bank on Something - February 09, 2019

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English in a Minute: In the Dark - February 02, 2019

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English in a Minute: Weasel Out - January 26, 2019

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English in a Minute: Cat Nap - January 19, 2019

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English in a Minute: Let the Dust Settle - January 12, 2019

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English in a Minute: Ins and Outs - January 05, 2019

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English in a Minute: Hit a Wall - December 29, 2018

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English in a Minute: Blow Your Own Horn - December 22, 2018

Jonathan says he does not like to blow his own horn. But he sure does like to play his horn! Learn what it means to "blow your own horn" in this episode of EIM.
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English in a Minute: A Mile a Minute - December 08, 2018

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English in a Minute: Have a Heart - December 01, 2018

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English in a Minute: When it Rains, it Pours - November 24, 2018

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English in a Minute: Food Coma - November 17, 2018

This phrase is used a LOT in connection to the American Thanksgiving holiday, which happens this year on November 22.
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English in a Minute: In the Blink of an Eye - November 10, 2018

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English in a Minute: Crunch Time - November 03, 2018

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English in a Minute: By Hook or By Crook - October 27, 2018

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English in a Minute: Don't Give Up Your Day Job - October 20, 2018

A "day job" is a person's usual work - what they do during the weekdays to earn money. So, what is Anna trying to tell Jonathan?
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English in a Minute: On the Fly - October 13, 2018

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English in a Minute: Find Your Feet - September 29, 2018

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English in a Minute: Wild Goose Chase - September 22, 2018

Why would Anna and Jonathan be chasing geese?
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English in a Minute: Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right - September 15, 2018

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English in a Minute: Baker's Dozen - September 08, 2018

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English in a Minute: Party Animal - August 25, 2018

Are you a party animal like Jonathan?
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English in a Minute: Sour Grapes - August 18, 2018

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English in a Minute: Twist Someone's Arm - August 11, 2018

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English in a Minute: Frontrunner - August 04, 2018

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English in a Minute: Have an Ace Up One's Sleeve - July 28, 2018

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English in a Minute: Hop, Skip and a Jump - July 21, 2018

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English in a Minute: Kick the Can Down the Road - July 14, 2018

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English in a Minute: To Pan Out - July 07, 2018

Things do not always pan out. Learn how to use this common American English phrase in this week's EIM!
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English in a Minute: Pull Someone's Leg - June 30, 2018

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English in a Minute: Paint Oneself Into a Corner - June 23, 2018

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English in a Minute: Skeleton Crew - June 09, 2018

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English in a Minute: Cover a Lot of Ground - May 26, 2018

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English in a Minute: Muddy the Waters - May 12, 2018

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English in a Minute: Dig Your Heels In - May 05, 2018

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English in a Minute: Throw Money at the Problem - April 28, 2018

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English in a Minute: Turn Over a New Leaf - April 21, 2018

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English in a Minute: Put Out Fires - April 14, 2018

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English in a Minute: Penny-Pincher - April 07, 2018

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English in a Minute: Pull Some Strings - March 31, 2018

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English in a Minute: Speak Volumes - March 24, 2018

The word "volume" has many meanings. It can refer to a set of books in a longer series. This definition of the word is important for understanding this week's EIM!
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English in a Minute: Show Your True Colors - March 17, 2018

Has someone shown you their true colors recently?
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English in a Minute: Zone Out - March 10, 2018

We hope you do not "zone out" while watching this episode of EIM!
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English in a Minute: Happy Camper - March 03, 2018

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English in a Minute: See the Writing on the Wall - February 24, 2018

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English in a Minute: Cold Shoulder - February 17, 2018

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English in a Minute: Social Butterfly - February 10, 2018

Would you describe yourself as a social butterfly?
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English in a Minute: Spread Yourself Too Thin - February 03, 2018

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English in a Minute: To Have Nerve - January 27, 2018

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