Oct 252012
 

In this episode, The Teacher introduces you to three idiomatic phrases connected with dogs.
1. To be in the dog house
2. The hair of the dog
3. To make a dog’s dinner of something


 
Transcript
Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent man.
And this is Rex. Today Rex will be helping me to teach you some English idioms.
I bet you’ve never been taught by a dog before.
As you can see, Rex is in the dog house.
Of course he is. He is a dog.
Now it’s all very well for Rex to be in the dog house, but how would you like to be there? Not very much.
In English if someone is unpopular because they’ve done something wrong we can say they’re ‘in the dog house’.

 

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