Christiane

Christiane

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Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 🇧🇷  ·  Amante da Natureza, dos Animais, Taurina.
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“Yakety-yak” means “to talk nonstop about nothing”. Example: Every time my aunt calls, I know I’m going to be on the phone at least an hour listening to her yakety-yak.

“Yakety-yak” means “to talk nonstop about nothing”. Example: Every time my aunt calls, I know I’m going to be on the phone at least an hour listening to her yakety-yak.

“On pins and needles” means “worried or excited about something”. Example: We were on pins and needles until we heard that your plane had landed safely.

We were on pins and needles - eravamo sulle spine (sugli spilli e sugli aghi) - On pins and needles” means “worried or excited about something”. Example: We were on pins and needles until we heard that your plane had landed safely.

“Brown noser” means someone who pleases an important or powerful person in order to get a benefit. Example: Sarah is a brown noser to her boss, because she’s trying to get a promotion and a raise. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

“Brown noser” means someone who pleases an important or powerful person in order to get a benefit. Example: Sarah is a brown noser to her boss, because she’s trying to get a promotion and a raise.

“Bimbo” means an attractive but stupid young woman. Example: Linda says most of the women who marry professional footballers look like bimbos whose main interest in life is shopping.

“Bimbo” means an attractive but stupid young woman. Example: Linda says most of the women who marry professional footballers look like bimbos whose main interest in life is shopping.

“Yadda yadda yadda” means “and so forth”, “on and on”; something boring and repetitive. Example: Jenna told me every single detail about her trip - how big her room was, where she sat on the plane, yadda yadda yadda.

“Yadda yadda yadda” means “and so forth”, “on and on”; something boring and repetitive. Example: Jenna told me every single detail about her trip - how big her room was, where she sat on the plane, yadda yadda yadda.

“Cash cow” is a product or business that always makes a lot of profit. Example…

The NSF gave out more than three million dollars this July to fight “implicit bias,” “microaggressions,” and “lack of diversity” in STEM fields.

Rat race is a way of ​life in ​modern ​society, in which ​people ​compete with each other for ​power and ​money. Example: Sally is sick of the rat race. She’s going to quit her job in London and move to a quiet village.

Rat race is a way of ​life in ​modern ​society, in which ​people ​compete with each other for ​power and ​money. Example: Sally is sick of the rat race. She’s going to quit her job in London and move to a quiet village.

"Birdbrain" means a silly or stupid person. Example: I'm such a birdbrain! I totally forgot that I had a doctor's appointment yesterday.

Cervello di gallina - "Birdbrain" means a silly or stupid person. Example: I'm such a birdbrain! I totally forgot that I had a doctor's appointment yesterday.

“Fib” means a small, harmless lie. Example: We told our youngest child a little fib about where our pet dog went when he died. She was too young to understand the truth.

“Tell a white lie” means “to lie in order not to upset someone or to be polite”. Example: I didn’t want to go to my boss’s birthday, so I told a white lie and said I had to go to a friend’s wedding.

“Dodgy” means dishonest or unreliable. Example: They got involved with a dodgy businessman and lost all their savings. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

“Dodgy” means dishonest or unreliable. Example: They got ​involved with a dodgy ​businessman and ​lost all ​their ​savings.