Catch Word #240 – Let’s get crackin’!

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Here’s another brand-new Catch Word episode for our listeners! Tune in with Andrew and Jeremy to learn some useful English phrases you can use when you want to hurry up and do something quickly.

There’s no better way to improve your English than learning English phrases encountered in natural conversations. This episode is perfect for advanced beginners or intermediate learners looking to improve their listening and speaking fluency. Without further ado, let’s get crackin’ on this episode!

Fun facts

One of the key phrases we will talk about in this episode is get the show on the road. The exact origin of this phrase is unknown, but people say it refers to travelling circuses and fairs as far back as the early 1900s. Back then, circuses and fairs travelled from city to city, entertaining people along the way. Each time the entertainers packed up their gear and prepared to travel to the next destination, they would literally be getting the show on the road—transporting the show to its next location.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Get the show on the road
  • Or what?
  • To bicker
  • Get crackin’
  • Fired up
  • Suck it up

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Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar

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