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team player (Slang)

With Rogue One, Jyn is very much a team player and a collaborator in the same way that Princess Leia is.—Actress Felicity Jones, speaking about her character in Star Wars: Rogue One (ComingSoon.Net) -- View this and other great English lessons at Engli...
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Coffee (Real Life)

First thing in the morning, a smell starts spreading through the house. It’s strong, yet comforting. And the thought of warm coffee is enough to make even the most sluggish people get out of bed. For many people, coffee is a daily ritual. Whether or no...
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Air Conditioning (Real Life)

When the temperature starts going up, you might go crazy trying to stay cool. Turning on a fan might help for awhile. However, when it really gets hot, the only way to monitor the temperature is with air conditioning. Although running an AC isn’t as ef...
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Royalty (Real Life)

Of 196 countries in the world, 45 have royal families. For people who live in countries without royalty, the idea of having a king or queen probably seems very strange. But for people who have grown up learning about their countries’ royal families, it...
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Fiji Mermaid (Real Life)

“Come one, come all, to the greatest show on earth!” This was the famous call from P.T. Barnum’s circus during the 19th century. Barnum loved showing the world amazing and grotesque discoveries. He had a big circus show, but he also had a huge sideshow...
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fed up (Slang)

For the record, I am not pregnant. What I am is fed up. I’m fed up with the sport-like scrutiny and body shaming that occurs daily under the guise of ‘journalism.’ —Actress Jennifer Aniston, speaking about media rumors (The Huffington Post) -- View thi...
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Acupuncture (Real Life)

Acupuncture is an important part of traditional Chinese medicine. It has been used for thousands of years to treat illness and pain, using thin needles throughout the body. To be a great practitioner of acupuncture takes years of study and practice. Pe...
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Hair Care (Real Life)

How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? Five minutes? Ten? One hour? Generally, men need less time than women. Not because men are not put together, but because most men have short hair. Women with long hair will agree that taking care o...
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Pandas (Real Life)

Pandas are only one of thousands of endangered animals in the world. The number of pandas is dwindling, mostly because people are using the land where pandas used to live. There are many pandas living in zoos around the world, which helps them from bec...
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Owls (Real Life)

Hoot, hoot! You might have heard this sound from an owl at midnight while camping. They are nocturnal animals, which is just one of many interesting facts about them. The tiniest owl is the Elf Owl, which is five inches tall. The largest is the Great G...
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class (Slang)

Adele is nothing but class. She reached out to me privately and publicly…. What a beautiful soul.—Singer Kesha, speaking about how Adele supported her during a difficult time (popsugar.com) -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby!...
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Bus Tours (Real Life)

Sit back, relax, and enjoy your whirlwind tour of as many major attractions as you can possibly hit in one day. Bus tours are good way to see a new country or city if you want to visit a bunch of different sites in a short amount of time. They’re also ...
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Autographs (Real Life)

Imagine if you could meet your favorite celebrity… the singers whose CDs are piled on your shelf, the sports star whose posters are all over your wall, the author whose books you’ve read a million times. You have the chance to meet in person. You walk ...
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allergy (Slang)

“Do you get bad allergies?” —Ebaby!’s Sheila, speaking about having an allergic reaction -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http://www.englishbaby.com/
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Scientology (Real Life)

The US has an interesting history of wacky and fascinating cults. Some are harmless, others are scary. There is one psychological cult where they insult you until you cry. There are peace and love cults from the 60s where people dance, sing, and love f...
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nitty gritty (Slang)

It was really, really, really powerful. I think having been there for so long and, you know, really getting down to the nitty gritty.... even me telling it now, I shortened it and left out some of the details — but it was really shocking. —Singer/Songw...
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Child Stars (Real Life)

Being famous is a common dream for a lot of kids. Some hope to be noticed for singing, some for being good at sports, and some because they are especially smart. Another popular dream is to become famous for acting in movies and on TV. Only a small num...
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Kindred Spirits (Real Life)

How would you describe your best friend? Is she someone exactly the same as you, or is he totally opposite? Both kinds of friends are great to have in your life, but when it comes to kindred spirits, those who are like-minded are generally those who cl...
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climb new heights (Slang)

“Hey, everybody! Andy here, and I’m climbing new heights.” —Ebaby!’s Andy, speaking about a new accomplishment -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http://www.englishbaby.com/
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Mullets (Real Life)

Ahh, haircuts. Haircuts can change the way you look for better or worse. They can complement your facial shape or make your head look like a melon. People can go really crazy with what they do with their hair. But sometimes it’s a little drastic. Mulle...
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lagniappe (Slang)

With this record in particular, I wanted to feel like I won before the record came out. And I did, and so it took a lot pressure off of me about how the record even would perform after the fact. Once the goal is met, everything else is lagniappe. —Sing...
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Wedding Traditions (Real Life)

What picture do you see when you think of a wedding? A white dress? Flowers? Lots of dancing? In the US, many traditional weddings look pretty much the same: the bride and groom pick a few people to stand by them during the ceremony. Candles are lit. M...
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Bullying (Real Life)

Fight, fight, fight! It’s a classic scene in the school yard. A couple boys have started circling around each other, fists raised, ready to throw a punch. But before the fight starts, the teacher runs over, pulls them apart, and keeps anyone from getti...
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keep one on one's toes (Slang)

“As innocent as she may seem, every time I put her on the floor or the ground, she crawls to an electrical plug or eats something in her mouth. And she’s been keeping me on my toes recently.” —Ebaby!’s Kat, speaking about watching her baby sister -- Vi...
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fly (Slang)

I am constantly thinking about my own health and making sure that I’m eating right, and getting exercise, and watching the aches and pains. I want to be this really fly 80-90-year-old.—First Lady Michelle Obama, speaking about staying healthy (brainyqu...
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Hunting (Real Life)

Hunting has been an activity for as long as there have been people and animals. For thousands of years, humans have hunted animals for food, but today people also hunt for sport. An animal that is killed might not be eaten, but instead its skin or head...
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Triplets (Real Life)

New babies are a lot of work. They always need something: a clean diaper, more food, someone to hold them. But what about when there are three? Parents of triplets definitely stay busy. Not only do they have babies left and right, but they also have to...
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blown away (Slang)

“My friend showed up at my door with two big pizzas and my favorite ice cream, rocky road. That was super nice of her! I was blown away.” —Ebaby!’s Dominique, speaking about a wonderful surprise -- View this and other great English lessons at English, ...
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Tiny Pancakes (Real Life)

We have so many great breakfast foods. Some people like their breakfasts both sweet and savory, so they eat some fried chicken and waffles with lots of syrup. Other people like eating simple, healthy foods for breakfast, like fruit and oatmeal. But eve...
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chemistry (Slang)

“I love working with everyone on the show because our chemistry with, like, all of us is so natural, and there, and we all love each other. It’s super easy to work with everyone.” —Actor Lili Reinhart, speaking about the cast and crew of Riverdale (Peo...
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Street Performers (Real Life)

You hear them before you see them. You’re walking down the sidewalk, and suddenly, you hear music. Turning the corner, you see them: it’s a street band! People who have musical talent or another special ability often use busking as a way to bring in so...
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Curfews (Real Life)

When teenagers live with their parents, there are likely times they want to be out with their friends at night. Parties, prom, sports games… there’s always something to do! Parents want to teach teenagers how to be responsible, though, so they sometime...
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DIY (Slang)

“Andy here. And today, I’m doing a DIY project.” —Ebaby!’s Andy, speaking about building bunk beds for his nieces -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http://www.englishbaby.com/
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One Man Show (Real Life)

One man shows are a distinct style of theatrical performance. A regular play usually has many characters and actors on stage. A one man show has one actor for the entire thing. Usually, the actor interacts with the audience. They use many different too...
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find one’s voice (Slang)

“Women don’t need to find their voice, they need to be empowered to use it, and people need to be urged to listen.” —Duchess of Sussex, Meghan, speaking about feminism (Bustle) -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http://www.e...
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Going to College (Real Life)

College. A magical place where crazy teenagers go and, four years later, leave as responsible adults. Right? Depending on your collegiate experience, this educational rite of passage may have helped you gain independence, or it may have taught you life...
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Shoot the Breeze (Eavesdropping)

Who do you like to talk to the most? Probably, this person is a friend or family member. You can probably talk to this person about almost anything. They could tell you important things, such as how to play tennis or how to take care of a hurt knee. Ho...
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nickname (Slang)

“This is my boyfriend, Benjamin. And Benjamin here has a lot of nicknames.” —Ebaby!’s Kat, speaking about her boyfriend’s many cute names -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http://www.englishbaby.com/
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Dave Chappelle (Real Life)

In 2003, Dave Chappelle was able to make a statement with his comedy TV show, The Chappelle Show. He used satire and lots of humor to entertain people. He was funny, but his show also had a lot of political commentary. He showed people how race and ine...
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pie in the sky (Slang)

“We had no pie-in-the-sky notions that we would be guaranteed a sequel after this.” —Actor and producer Ryan Reynolds, speaking about making Deadpool and Deadpool 2 (Associated Press) -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http:...
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The Ocean (Real Life)

The ocean is an extraordinary place. It is home to millions of fish and sea creatures. It affects our weather. It is so large that people and boats and airplanes can easily become lost in it. It is beautiful and relaxing, but also powerful and dangerou...
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bookworm (Slang)

“I’m a bookworm. Are you a bookworm? —Ebaby!’s Sheila, speaking about loving to read -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http://www.englishbaby.com/
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Water Bottles (Real Life)

In some countries, you cannot find clean drinking water easily. But in the US, it’s everywhere! It’s easy to buy a water bottle wherever you are: at the store, at the gas station, or even at school. There’s no reason to be thirsty! However, buying wate...
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bromance (Slang)

Women pull each other down all the time…. The boys come together, like bromance. Why can’t girls do it, too?—Actress Priyanka Chopra, speaking about feminism (Refinery29.com) -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http://www.eng...
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Online Reviews (Real Life)

What’s on your shopping list? New clothes? Furniture? Books? Concert tickets? Gifts? You might become overwhelmed quickly when you think about all the stores you need to visit to purchase the items on your list. On the other hand, you might just pour y...
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Tall Order (Eavesdropping)

There are many things in life that are worth a shot, even if we feel like they might fail. If you want a career as a singer because you love singing, it might be worth a shot to try. If you’re still not sure about your romantic partner but love them an...
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middle of nowhere (Slang)

“Right now, I’m out in the middle of nowhere.” —Ebaby!’s Andy, speaking about exploring nature -- View this and other great English lessons at English, baby! http://www.englishbaby.com/
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Sharpies (Real Life)

There are many different kinds of markers for different things. If you are just beginning to think of an idea, it might be best to use a whiteboard with dry-erase markers. You can write and draw whatever you want and erase it with no problem. But if yo...
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stick with (Slang)

“Sometimes I feel like, ‘Do I want to go in some other direction?’ Usually if I think about it and decide to stick with it, it’s because it feels like something that’s built into the story.” —Director Wes Anderson, speaking about his most recent film, ...
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Gift Cards (Real Life)

We all have them: those people in our family who are incredibly picky. It doesn’t matter how much time you spend looking for the perfect gift, they will never be happy with what you select. The shirt is the wrong color. The candle smells funny. Whateve...
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