We're having
This is short for we are having and is the present continuous tense, used for things that are in the process of happening.
Example: You are reading this example.
pros and cons
Pros and cons are the arguments for and against something. Pros are things in favour and cons are things against. The phrase is Latin for 'for and against'
Example: I'll have to weigh up the pros and cons before I make a decision.
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gunna
Gunna is a way of writing the quick way many people say going to.
Example: I'm gunna study hard.
made
Here made is the past participle of the irregular verb make. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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synch
Synch is a short way of saying synchronise, which means to make things happen at the same time.
set up
start a business
Example: Once I have the money, I am going to set up a computer business.
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blessing and a curse
Something that is a blessing and a curse has good aspects and bad aspects.
Example: Living in another country can be a blessing and a curse.
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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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thought
Thought is the past tense of the irregular verb think. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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come
Here come is the past participle of the irregular verb come. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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going down
Going down is a slang way of saying happening.
Example: What's going down today?
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