Hey guys! Welcome to [Phrases] today!☀️
How is your summer! Forget it, I’m already sweating on seeing the word.
Summer is the hottest season in the year, but it can actually be fun. Seriously, many of my sweat old memories were in summer. Popsicles, watermelons, insect chorus… all these are treasures of summer. Do you know what is more to add to a colorful summer? A collection of “summer” expressions!
1. Indian summer
Weird enough but Indian summer does not technically refer to summer, instead, it is a period of warm weather in late autumn or early winter.
I hate the cold weather, so I’m hoping for an Indian summer.
It also means a happy or flourishing period, especially near the end of something.
His career went through an Indian summer last year—that’s when he won the most trophies.
I wonder if people sensed that they were in an Indian summer just before the Great Depression.
2. one swallow does not make a summer
One piece of evidence does not mean that something is definitely the case or is going to happen.
A lot of things went right for us this year, but one swallow does not make a summer—we still have a long way to go before our finances are back in order.
3. summer complaint(s)
an acute condition of diarrhea, occurring during the hot summer months
Mary has a bit of the summer complaint, so she has taken to bed for the rest of the week.
4. summer and winter
To monitor one’s behavior or abilities for a sufficiently long period of time.
Oh yes, I will summer and winter him during this probationary period, to determine if we should hire him full-time.
Please make some sentences with the phrases we just mentioned by yourself!
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