Oct 282014
 

This week’s 6 Minute Vocabulary: today’s show is all about binomials, short and sweet phrases English speakers love to use in everyday English. We’ll look at what binomials are, what they mean and how to use them.

Vocabulary:

aches and pains – general body pains that aren’t serious
cheap and cheerful – simple, basic and often inexpensive
short and sweet – quick and simple
black and blue – sore and bruised
quick and dirty – short, simple and basic
bit by bit – gradually; a small amount at a time

 

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