Oct 252012

In this episode, The Teacher introduces you to three idiomatic phrases connected with fruit.
1. To go bananas
2. It’s a case of sour grapes
3. A second bite of the cherry

Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent man. And today, these bananas, this cherry, these grapes and I will be teaching you some English idioms.
I bet you’ve never been taught by some fruit before.
Now as we know, all sensible fruit is round and green, or red, or orange. But not this fellow.
No, the banana is long and yellow and he bends.
What a crazy fruit!
And what’s more… monkeys eat them. And we all know what monkeys are like.
In English, if someone is very emotional and starts shouting and behaving in a crazy way, we say he’s gone bananas.


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