Oct 252012

In this episode, The Teacher introduces you to three idiomatic phrases connected with the
colour silver.
1. Born with a silver spoon in your mouth
2. Silver-tongued
3. Every cloud has a silver lining

Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent king.
And today this spoon, these clouds, this tongue and this silver will be getting together to teach you some English idioms.
I bet you’ve never been taught by some silver before.
As you can see, I have a silver spoon in my mouth.
I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth.
I’m the King of English.
In English, if you have a high social position and have been rich all your life, we say you were ‘born with a silver spoon in your mouth.’


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