Catch Word #267 – Burst your bubble
Nobody likes to be disappointed, but it happens to all of us at some point of our life,...
Would you like to have a bombshell dropped on you? That sounds pretty bad, but don’t worry, our hosts Andrew and Suzanne are here to explain expressions you can use when you’re shocked at hearing big news. In this Catch Word episode, the two main expressions are to drop a bombshell and a rude awakening. Do you think you know what they mean? Give the episode a listen and find out!
With the Catch Word series, Culips works hard to provide intermediate and advanced English language learners with fun and interesting content so they can improve their English fluency.
One of the main expressions from this episode is a rude awakening. Although unrelated to this expression, you might want to check out the Academy Award–nominated 1990 movie called Awakenings, starring Robert De Niro and Robert Williams. It’s a touching movie about a doctor’s relationships while helping his catatonic patients. If you see it, tell us what you think!
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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Colton Sturgeon (Unsplash.com)
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Hi! These expressions are new for me… I find them extremely useful for real conversation! Thanks Andrew and Suzanne!
That’s great!! Thank you, Laura!
I learned many new words and expressions in this episode. Tank you Andrew and Suzanne
You’re welcome! Thanks for learning with this episode 🙂
Yes, I can totally be related to the stories about a rude awakening. In retrospect, I should’ve been more humble and appreciated opportunities that I could’ve taken.
Sometimes a rude wakening can be a great life lesson. Live and learn, right? Thanks for checking out this episode, Atsuko!