Learn English Phrases Everyday [audio]

1. deck out
Today we are going to learn “deck out”. It means to dress someone in special clothes, or decorate something for a special occasion.
(1). You look all decked out to go somewhere.
(2). Stanton was decked out in cowboy boots and a work shirt.

2. play on words
Another phrase is “play on words”. It means a humorous use of a word with more than one meaning or that sounds like another word.
A: Why did the actor say “It’s sundown for you, pal” there?
B: It’s a play on words…I think he’s gonna kill the other guy!

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