Many of you have probably heard of the word bug. Most people know it as a noun, but it can also be used as a verb, like to bug a person. Do you think that bugging a person would be good or bad? Do you think someone would like to be bugged? Check out this episode to find out!
Expressions included in the learning materials
- To bug (someone)
- Synonymous of bugging
- Someone who annoys you is annoying.
- Something that bothers you is bothersome.
- People who irritate others are irritating.
- If your little brother always pesters you, he’s pesky.
- If a situation aggravates you, it’s aggravating.
- To check up; a checkup
- To suck
- Etiquette for coughing and sneezing
- Kind of; sort of
- Kinda; sorta
- To recap; recap
Maura: Yeah it’s a small little insect. Sometimes it has legs and wings and sometimes they fly around like zzzz.
Harp: Exactly. Some examples of bugs are mosquitoes …
Harp: Beetles … or cockroaches …
Maura: Yup, it could also be a fly or a ladybug.
Harp: A ladybug.
Maura: That one even has the word bug in it.
Harp: Yeah, so a ladybug is red with little black dots on it.
Maura: Yeah most people … they don’t mind ladybugs.
Harp: A ladybug is the only bug I like.
Maura: Yeah, sometimes bugs can be annoying.
Harp: Exactly, which brings us to the slang definition of bug.
Audio/Learning Materials: Culips