Catch Word #135 – Like water off a duck’s back

When someone says something negative or critical about you, sometimes it can bother or upset you. But it’s important not to take things like this too personally, just like this week’s expression: like water off a duck’s back. In this episode, we look at idioms that mean that you don’t let someone’s negative comments affect you. We think that’s good advice. Check out this episode to hear about brushing things off and constructive criticism.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • To get the hang of something
  • To let something get to you
  • Like water off a duck’s back
  • Constructive criticism
  • To nag
  • To brush something off
  • Right off the bat
  • To suck
  • To put your nose to the grindstone
  • To laugh something off
  • To get under your skin
  • Cool
  • Not to sweat something

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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