ESL Word of the Day – Confused

Confused

Unable to understand or think clearly what someone is saying or what is happening.

Example:  I’m totally confused. Could you explain that again? 

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The Funniest Words in English

The Funniest Words in English

There are more than 1 million words in the English language ranging from the ordinary to the downright bizarre.  There are many weird, wonderful (and funny!) words in the English language.  Here are just a few of my favourites, but I would love to hear yours.  Please leave a comment if you have a funny English word to share.

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Idiom of the Day – To Run Out of Steam

Run Out of Steam

To suddenly lose the energy or interest to continue doing what you are doing.

Example Usage: She’d been talking for two hours and was just starting to run out of steam.

Did you know…?  This expression came from the fact that steam engines gradually slow and then stop when the fire that powers the boiler is too low to produce steam.