Catch Word #249 – A gigantic slap in the face

Culips Everyday English Podcast show

Summary: Would you like to receive a slap in the face? Probably not! However, the expression a slap in the face isn’t a physical thing, it’s more of an insult. In this Catch Word episode, you’ll learn all about it as Andrew and Suzanne talk about the various ways of using the expressions a slap in the face and a slap on the wrist. Take a listen and learn how to use these two natural English expressions. <br> Catch Word is the Culips vocabulary series. By studying with Catch Word, you will be able to grow your English vocabulary and learn idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs that will make you sound like an English native speaker. In this episode, you will learn what a slap in the face and a slap on the wrist mean. Additionally, you will learn the meaning of to ghost [someone] and to get riled up.<br> <br> <br> <br> <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><br> </a><br> <a href=""></a><br> <br> <br> <br> Fun facts<br> In this episode, our hosts talk about an example where one friend leaves dinner without paying for their food. If both of them did that, the situation would be called a dine and dash. Have you ever heard of that? A dine and dash is when you eat your food and then dash, or run, out of the restaurant without paying.<br> <br> <br> Expressions included in the study guide<br> <br> <br> <br> * A slap in the face<br> * A slap on the wrist<br> * To ghost [someone]<br> * To get riled up<br> * A grant<br> * A phase<br> <br> <br> <br> Copyright: <a href=""></a><br> For more information about this episode, visit<br> Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar<br> Photo Credit: Andrew Le on Unsplash<br>