Hey guys! Let’s check the answer to the last [Phrases] episode first.

C. backed down

A. headed

D. eyed up

Congratulations on these three blessed guys who gave the correct answer ahead of anyone else!

Today we will learn some confusing but interesting expressions.


1. Indian summer

= a calm, warm weather, sometimes happens in the early fall.

 

I have to postpone my vacation, but fortunately, we have an Indian summer and the weather is very good.

2. Go Dutch

= agree to share the cost of something, especially a meal. 

 

Sally said she would not let her friend pay for the meal . She prefers to go Dutch.

3. Mexican stalemate

= the opposite party threatens each other but neither party has reached an agreement.

 

There seems to be a Mexican stalemate in the talks .

 

[Practice]

1. You are so kind, but I prefer to _________.

A. Indian summer

B. Go Dutch

C. Mexican standoff

2. It was a hot, lazy, _________ day; and his muscles felt exhausted.

A. Indian summer

B. Go Dutch

C. Mexican standoff

3. That dude had a gun pointed to my head but I had a knife in his gut — we were in a _________.

A. Indian summer

B. Go Dutch

C. Mexican standoff


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