In this episode, Robin and Jessie discuss the expression to shrug something off. Check out the picture here to see an example of someone shrugging. In certain situations a person may want to shrug it off, or have to roll with the punches, and afterwards pick up the pieces. Listen to hear how all these expressions are used differently.
Expressions included in the learning materials
- To shrug it off
- To roll with the punches
- To pick up the pieces
- To go with the flow
- I’ll see what I can do
- To move on
- To brush it off
- Like water off a duck’s back
Robin: Forget about it. It’s not a big deal.
Jessie: So, are there any other expressions that we can use to talk about dealing with problems?
Robin: Absolutely. Another expression that we use to deal with problems is to roll with the punches.
Audio/Learning Materials: Culips