Conversational English includes a lot of expressions you will usually not find in an English textbook.
Today I explain 3 common idioms in English:
- To flake out/to be a flake
- To call shotgun
- To scoot over
For more vocabulary related to being a flake, see our Daily English 752 – Working with Unreliable People.
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- What “take a rain check” means and how to use it in a conversation . . .
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