Catch Word #218 – Give it a shot

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Have you ever tried something and it didn’t go the way you’d planned? In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy introduce useful expressions for talking about past experiences that didn’t work out the way we might have hoped.

Fun facts

Albert Einstein has a famous quote that says, “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” This quote is especially useful in this episode, where we discuss failures that occurred in the past. However, as Albert says, failure is a part of life; new things cannot be experienced or achieved without a few failures and mistakes thrown in as well.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • I tried doing the whole thing for a bit, but
  • A solid [something]
  • To throw oneself into [something]
  • To give [something] a shot
  • To stick with [something]
  • Burnout

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