Oct 192012
 

In this episode, The Teacher introduces you to three idiomatic phrases connected with eggs.
1. To keep an eye on something
2. To have eyes in the back of your head
3. His eyes are bigger than his stomach


 
Transcript
Hello. I’m a very interesting and intelligent man.
And today these eyes and I will be getting together to teach you some English idioms.
These eyes and ‘eye’! Get it? These eyes and EYE! Ha! These eyes and ‘eye’! I’m so funny.
‘Eye’ am so funny, ho ho!
Anyway. Enough of that.
Today I have to do something very difficult.
It’s… a baby.
My boss’s wife is sick so he’s had to bring his baby into work.
But now he’s gone out for lunch so he’s asked me to keep an eye on the baby.
Cootchie coo…
In English, if we want someone to look after something or to watch it closely, we say “keep an eye on something”.

 

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