I am so excited today! I hosted my first English meetup in San Francisco last night and met some amazing English speakers and learners! We talked, laughed, and learned a whole bunch of new words. For everyone who was not there, here are those words. I call them ”favorite words in English”. Enjoy 🙂
=a phrase meaning to instill a process for doing something a certain way from the present time to an unknown future date
Going forward, we will have a company review every month.
*Everything everywhere is art.*
=to praise, to congratulate respectfully; to clap
I applaud the courage of people who fight against injustice.
We will learn about refraction today and see how we can manipulate light waves.
=someone who does something differently, and better
Silicon Valley is full of entrepreneurs, like the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, whose initial goal was to connect people in different ways.
=something that makes you feel extremely good
Today was awesome, I got a new job!
I wanted to get some coffee, but when I saw the long queue outside the cafe I changed my mind.
=something that should cover all aspects
“I will say,” announced the police officer, “that we will perform a comprehensive review to see what happened.”
=a collection of everything a person knows
They can take everything form me, but they can never take my knowledge.
I am super hungry, I could definitely go for some pizza right about now!
=sustenance, a collection of items that you consume to live
I can never go on a diet, I love food too much.
My mother always cautioned: don’t play with fire!
=something that provokes awe, surprise, and other emotions; it can be used to mean something positive and negative
(positive) The concert was amazing! I loved it!
(negative) It’s amazing how little some people care about helping others.