Common Expressions Revision:
grand (£1000) (slang) - a quid (£1.00) (slang) - at least Vocabulary (to) blow -
(informal) to waste money, or waste a chance, i.e.
- He blew all money at the casino.
- She had a chance of getting the job but she was late for the interview and blew it.
- to have good practical judgement, i.e. - I'm worried: he's won all that money and he's only eighteen.- Don't worry: he's got plenty of common sense, he won't do anything stupid with it.hold on
- wait a moment, i.e.- Come on, let's go, we'll be late.- Hold on, I haven't put my shoes on yet.
make up your mind
- make a decision
more or less
- The decorator's waiting to buy the paint. You must make up your mind what colour you want the living room.
- approximately, i.e.
- I more or less know which career I want.
- There're a couple of small problems but she's more or less happy in her new house.
1. treat (verb)
- to behave in a certain way, i.e. - He doesn't treat his mother well. - That's no way to treat school equipment.
2. treat (verb/noun) -
a) to pay for someone. (noun)
- b) something enjoyable.a) Let's go and see a movie, I'll treat you. a) I'll pay for this meal - my treat. b) It was a real treat to see her perform live on stage.
b) It was a great treat to see her so happy on her birthday.