Oct 252012

In this episode The Teacher introduces you to three idioms connected with wagons:
1. On the wagon
2. Jumping on the bandwagon
3. Fallen off the wagon

Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent and sober man.
And today this wagon and I are getting together to teach you some English idioms.
I bet you’ve never been taught by a wagon before.
What’s that you say? Would I like to go for a beer?
No thank you, no, no, no, thank you very much but I haven’t had an alcoholic drink for a long time.
Ah, orange juice: so much healthier and more refreshing than beer. Thank you.
Yes, that’s right. I’m on the wagon.
In English, if you decide not to drink alcohol for a period of time, we say you’re ‘on the wagon’.


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