Oct 252012

In this episode The Teacher introduces you to three idioms connected with miles:
1. It sticks out a mile.
2. I’d run a mile.
3. Give them an inch and they’ll take a mile.

Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent man. And today, this mile and I will be teaching you some English idioms.
A mile is a distance of 1,600 metres, used by strange British people like me… and weird Americans like him.
I bet you’ve never been taught by a mile before.
Now, the thing is, if you wear clothes like that…
…or like this…
…you stick out a mile.
In English, if something is very obvious and easy to see, we say ‘It sticks out a mile’.


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