Catch Word #250 – Aren’t you a sight for sore eyes!

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It’s always fun to compliment a friend (and to receive a compliment, too). Luckily, the English language has many expressions you can use to tell people how good they look! Today, Andrew and Kassy define two such expressions: to look like a million bucks and a sight for sore eyes.
The Culips Catch Word series explains idioms, phrasal verbs, and expressions used in everyday life. Listening to our Catch Word audio lessons helps improve your English listening and speaking skills. In the process, you’ll even learn a few new ways to compliment your friends!

Fun facts

Research shows that giving and receiving compliments is good for your health, confidence, and overall happiness! Compliments motivate people, inspire them, and, of course, make them happy.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • To look like a million bucks
  • A sight for sore eyes
  • Got this [thing] beat
  • To clean up pretty nice/well
  • Rhetorical question
  • To put a smile on [one’s] face

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Tim Mossholder (Unsplash.com)

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