Launceston
Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania.
Queensland Con
Queeenland Conservatory of Music
in a nutshell
The expression in a nutshell is used when you are saying something in the shortest possible way because you can't fit much into a nutshell.
Example: Do you enjoy learning English?
In a nutshell, no.
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other half
wife, husband or defacto partner
Example: I'll have to talk to my other half to make sure it's alright.
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found
Here found is the past participle of the irregular verb find. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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fair share of vitamin D
She means that he gets enough sunshine to stay healthy. A fair share is an adequete, expected or desired amount.
Example: I've had my fair share of colds this year.
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whose
Here, whose is a relative pronoun and is spelled w-h-o-s-e (whose). The next time a word pronounced the same way is used in the story it is spelled w-h-o-'-s (who's) because this time it is the contracted form of who is. Follow the link below for some more examples.
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no matter what
even if it's difficult; in any circumstances
Example: I'm going to finish this job no matter what.
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going on
happening
Example: What's going on?
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who's
Here, w-h-o-'-s (who's) is the contracted form of who is and is spelled w-h-o-s-e (whose). The next time a word pronounced the same way is used in the story it is spelled whose because this time it is a relative pronoun. Follow the link below for some more examples.
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on and on
continuously; without stopping
Example: The traffic noise in the city goes on and on.
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take it
tolerate it
Example: After a while she couldn't take it and left the job.
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growing up
changing from children to adults
Example: I loved growing up in the country.
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met
Here met is the past tense of the irregular verb meet. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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knew
Knew is the past tense of the irregular verb know. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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came out
was born
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get out
move out of a place
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breaking wind
Breaking wind is a polite way of saying farting.
Example: It's best not to break wind during a job interview.
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that's it
The expresssion that's it is used to say that something is finished.
Example: Well, that's it for the notes today.