WAY-3: meaning and examples
Today we continue our look at expressions that use the English word way.
Today's 1st expression is: to be set in your ways
Meaning: to have habits or opinions that you have had for a long time and that you do not want to change.
There is no point in talking to your father; he is so set in his ways. He'll never allow you to live with your boyfriend.
Today's 2nd expression is: by the way (spoken English)
Meaning: used to introduce a comment or question that is not directly related to what you have been talking about. In Spanish this is often expressed with por cierto...
Did you enjoy the party yesterday? By the way, what time did you get home?
By the way, what time is it?
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