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Tuesday the 02nd of April, 2019
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FOOL EXPRESSIONS (TO PITY THE FOOL)

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Welcome back, everyone! I hope you are enjoying the second day of April. 

We are continuing our Fool Expressions with the idiom TO PITY THE FOOL

Definition: An expression used when one feels sorry for someone else. 

Example 1: I pity the fool who has to clean up after this party.

Example 2: This history book is so boring. I pity the fool who has to read it for class. 

There is a very famous example of this expression in the movie Rocky III; the actor Mr. T. uses this expression when talking about Rocky Balboa. You can watch the clip at the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJnKm6ftPu0&feature=youtu.be

That's all for today. Thanks for reading!



Monday the 01st of April, 2019
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FOOL EXPRESSIONS (APRIL FOOL'S DAY)

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Hello, everyone! Welcome back to the Daily Vitamin

Today is April 1st, which is known in some countries as April Fool's Day. Our theme for this week will be Fool Expressions, and we begin with APRIL FOOL'S

Definition: An expression people say after they play a joke on someone on April 1st. 

Example 1: Your Mom called and she said someone took your bicycle. April fool's!

Example 2: The meeting is cancelled. April fool's!

This expression can be written two ways:
April fools'
April fool's 


We did a great post about this holiday, and some vocabulary related to it, in 2005; can you believe we have been creating Daily Vitamin lessons for so long? Enjoy this lesson and its vocabulary at the following link. 

https://www.ziggurat.es/leccion_ingles/326

Has someone ever played an April Fool's Day joke on you? If so, tell us about it on one of our social media sites (Facebook or Twitter)

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Have a great day!



Friday the 29th of March, 2019
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DRIVING VOCABULARY (U-EY)

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Happy Friday, everyone! I hope that you've enjoyed our week of lessons about Driving Vocabulary.

We are completing this theme with the slang word U-EY.

Definition: U-ey is slang for the word "U-turn." A U-turn is when a vehicle makes a 180-degree turn, in a U-shaped course, to face in the opposite direction.

Example 1: Oops, I missed our turn. I'll have to make a u-ey

Example 2: Can you make a u-ey here? I don’t see any signs that say it's illegal. 

That's all for this week. Thank you for reading!

We will see you on Monday for another week and a fun new theme. See you then.



Thursday the 28th of March, 2019
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DRIVING VOCABULARY (TO TAILGATE)

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Hello everyone, and welcome back to the Daily Vitamin!

Today we continue with our vocabulary related to Driving.

Today's term is a verb: TO TAILGATE

Definition: To drive dangerously close to the car in front of you.

Example 1: This guy has been tailgating me for 5 minutes. 

Example 2: I don't like driving with my brother because he always tailgates

Do you tailgate when you drive? I hope not... it's dangerous!

Drive safely and have a great day. Thank you for reading!



Wednesday the 27th of March, 2019
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DRIVING VOCABULARY (RIGHT OF WAY)

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Welcome back and happy Wednesday, everyone! Today we continue with our Driving Vocabulary.

Today's phrase is: RIGHT OF WAY

Definition: The car or person that should proceed first; the person or car that other people or cars yield to. 

Example 1: In a crosswalk, pedestrians always have the right of way. Cars must always stop. 

Example 2: If two cars approach an intersection at the same time, the car on the right goes first because it has the right of way.

That's it for today. Thank you for reading. Have a great day!