101 American English Idioms w/Audio CD: Learn to speak Like by Harry Collis, Mario Risso

By Harry Collis, Mario Risso

This booklet makes American English words “duck soup.”

one hundred and one American English Idioms takes the secret out of those universal U.S. expressions and explains their meanings in context. at the audio CD, local audio system learn all the one zero one idioms, so that you can listen how American English sounds and perform what you will have realized.

What americans fairly suggest once they say . . .

  • Drive anyone up a wall --annoy anyone significantly
  • Raise a stink --protest strongly
  • Pull a persons leg --fool an individual
  • All thumbs --clumsy
  • Shoot the breeze --chat informally
  • Feel like one million cash --feel tremendous
  • Duck soup --easy, effortless

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Fabulous: sagenhaft, fabelhaft, märchenhaft, unvergleichlich, legendär, legendarisch, außergewöhnlich, legendenhaft, unvergleichbar, originell. fancy: Phantasie, sich einbilden, Laune, wähnen, lecker finden, träumen, erdichten, sich vorstellen, mögen, gerne essen, gerne trinken. mounted: beritten. pedigrees: Stammbäume. preserved: beibehalten, aufbewahrt, bewahrt, konserviert. rein: Zügel. skim: absahnen, entrahmen, sahne ab, sahnt ab, sahnst ab, sahnen ab, entrahmt, entrahme, entrahmst, abschäumen, abschöpfen.

Said Newman. “Are you already afraid? She was married at eighteen, by her parents, in the French fashion, to a disagreeable old man. ” “French by her father, English by her mother. She is really more English than French, and she speaks English as well as you or I—or rather much better. She belongs to the very top of the basket, as they say here. Her family, on each side, is of fabulous antiquity; her mother is the daughter of an English Catholic earl. Her father is dead, and since her widowhood she has lived with her mother and a married brother.

Remind: erinnern, erinnerst, erinnert, erinnre, erinnere, mahnen. romantic: Romantisch, schwärmerisch. satisfied: befriedigtet, befriedigtest, befriedigten, befriedigte, befriedigt, zufrieden, satt, gesättigt, gefüllt, voll. strikes: schlägt, streik, aufruhr und innere Unruhen. tolerably: erträglich. % “No Irish need apply,” said Tristram. Newman meditated a while. ” cried Tristram. “You don’t know what terrible customers these foreign women are; especially the ‘magnificent’ ones. ” Newman administered a vigorous slap to his knee.

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