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GutsIn this episode we are looking at the word guts and gut. They look similar but they have quite different meanings! Which one means a big, fat belly? There are also other related expressions like to follow your gut or to have a gut feeling. We can also describe someone as gutsy. Listen to this episode to hear all the explanations to the ways you can use gut!

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Harp: So now, Jessie what’s another meaning for guts?
Jessie: Well another meaning for the word guts is as a synonym for courage or bravery. So you could say that someone has a lot of guts, that doesn’t mean they have a lot of organs, it means they have a lot of courage.
Harp: So an example could be when someone goes in front of all their friends and they sing a song. It takes a lot of guts to sing in front of people.
Jessie: Yeah, it definitely takes a lot of guts. Or the people who compete on TV shows, to see who’s the best singer, that takes a lot of guts.
Harp: For sure. They’re very courageous, brave people.
Jessie: Exactly. Now, you can say that someone has a lot of guts or you can say that someone is gutsy. And that means the exact same thing.

Podcast/ Lipservice: Culips ESL Podcast, Photo: jemsweb

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  6.' indhu says:

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