Catch Word #185 – Stat!

We’re all in a hurry sometimes! In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Morag explain three terms that you can use when you are in a rush: pronto, stat, and ASAP. Don’t delay and listen today!

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Fun fact

ASAP, which stands for as soon as possible, was coined by the United States Army. Its first recorded use was in 1955, making it a recent addition to English dictionaries.

Expressions included in the learning materials

  • Pronto
  • Stat
  • ASAP
  • A segue
  • To strike fear into [someone’s] heart

Credit: Music: Something Elated by Broke For Free; Step On by Jahzzar; Lobby Time by Kevin (incompetech.com),
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