Idiom: to stay tuned Example 1-(News story on television)There was a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in our town this morning. Reports of damage are slowly being reported. Residents are urged to stay tuned for emergency instructions. Example 2- Stay tunedfor more updates and pictures from the Beach Party. Meaning: “to
Idiom: to have a blast Example 1- (last week)Don’t forget to buy your ticket for the Beach Party! It’s on Friday and we always have a blast, so you don’t want to miss it! Example 2- (this week) The Beach Party was so much fun! We had a blast playing beach volleyball, tug-of-war,
Idiom: to burn off Context #1: Julie: Hey, do you want to go to the beach today? Kathy: I don’t know. It’s really cloudy right now. Julie: I know. California is like that in June. It’s always cloudy in the morning but once the clouds
Idiom: A day at the beach Ron and Lisa are both students in the same class in university. It’s nearing the end of the term and Ron is stressed about his finals… Ron: I’ve been doing research for two days now, and I don’t feel
Idiom: To bring sand to the beach Sandra and Jane are discussing a friend’s up-coming birthday… Sandra: I don’t know what to get Julia – and her birthday party is this weekend! Jane: I know she likes bracelets. She certainly has a lot of them.
Idiom: to bury one’s head in the sand; used as a verb First Example: Teacher: Joe, can we talk about your test? Joe: I know. I did terribly. But I’ll do better next time. Teacher: Isn’t this the third one you’ve failed?
Idiom: Life’s a beach Example 1: Mikey: My friends think I’m having a difficult time because of my new job, but to be honest, life’s a beach right now. Rafael: Life’s always a beach with you. You’re probably the only person I know who always has a good
Idiom: A Beach Bum Example 1: Chip: Dude, you never go to school. What do you do all day? Dale: It’s the summer bro. We’re next to the sand and sea. What’s better than being a beach bum this time of the year? As far as I’m concerned,
Idiom: “To spread the word” Example: Mitsue runs to Hugo excitedly… Mitsue: Spread the word! The LSI beach party is coming soon! It’s a day at the beach with free lunch, sports, games and prizes! Hugo: Will do! I’ll tell my class first! Meaning: “To spread the word”