Catch Word #190 – All the fixings

Learning English can be a blast! Laugh along with Andrew and Morag as they share three fun expressions that you can use when talking about condiments or toppings: all the fixings, all dressed, and the works. Join them to learn all about these three expressions.

Fun facts

Ketchup is one of North America’s most popular condiments. This sweet, bright red, tomato-based sauce is well loved and goes on all kinds of food. Interestingly, ketchup originally wasn’t even red! It was a vinegar-based sauce, and didn’t contain any tomatoes until the 19th century.

Expressions you’ll learn in this episode:

  • All the fixings
  • All dressed
  • The works
  • To turn [something] down
  • To be down with/for [something]

Credit:Music: Something Elated by Broke For Free; Step On by Jahzzar; Lobby Time by Kevin (, licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 3.0 License

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