take in
notice; pay attention to
Example: I was so tired I couldn't take in anything the teacher said.
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Beauty
Beauty, often written and pronounced 'bewdy' is an expression that means 'good' or is used as an exclamation of approval.
lie of the land
The lie of the land, or, in America, the lay of the land, refers to the phsical characteristics of the land or the way it is formed.
Example: Make sure you know the lie of the land before you go walking in the mountains.
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got
Got is the past participle of the irregular verb get. Follow the link below to find out more.
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gone
Gone is the past participle of the irregular verb go. Follow the link below to find out more.
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no matter
even if it's difficult; in any circumstances
Example: I'm going to finish this job no matter what.
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boo-boo
mistake
said
Here said is the past tense of the irregular verb say. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
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heard
Here heard is the past participle of the irregular verb hear. Follow the link below to find out more.
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stone's throw
A stone's throw is a short distance.
Example: I only live a stone's throw from my work.
end up
finish after a series of events
Example: I'll end up late for work if I have to do any more chores.
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'cause
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put on
stage; organise
Example: They put on a wonderful concert.
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