to give sb some skin
/ɡˈɪv ˌɛsbˈiː sˌʌm skˈɪn/
to slap one's palm against the palm of another person as a way of greeting or congratulating them
to rub shoulders with sb
/ɹˈʌb ʃˈoʊldɚz wɪð ˌɛsbˈiː/
to have the opportunity to spend time with a famous person, whether professionally or socially
to chew the fat
/tʃjˈuː ðə fˈæt/
to enjoy a friendly talk with a person for a long period of time
to shoot the breeze
/ʃˈuːt ðə bɹˈiːz/
to keep talking with a person about no particular subject
to break the ice
/bɹˈeɪk ðɪ ˈaɪs/
to make two or more strangers get comfortable with each other and engage in a conversation
hello stranger
/həlˈoʊ stɹˈeɪndʒɚ/
used for greeting a person whom one has not seen for a significant period of time
small talk
/smˈɔːl tˈɔːk/
brief and polite conversation about random subjects, often in a social setting
a sight for sore eyes
/ɐ sˈaɪt fɔːɹ sˈoːɹ ˈaɪz/
someone or something that when seen makes one very pleased
penny for your thoughts
/pˈɛni fɔːɹ jʊɹ θˈɔːts/
used as a question when one wants to know what another person has in mind at the moment
speak / talk of the devil
/spˈiːk tˈɔːk ʌvðə dˈɛvəl/
said when one is in the middle of a conversation about a particular person and that person suddenly shows up
not be a stranger
/duːnˌɑːt biː ɐ stɹˈeɪndʒɚ/
used to ask a departing person to keep visiting or communicating with one
to overstay / outstay one's welcome
/ˌoʊvɚstˈeɪ ɔːɹ aʊtstˈeɪ wˈʌnz wˈɛlkʌm/
(particularly of a guest) to stay in someone's house longer than is considered appropriate, often to the point where one is not welcomed anymore
to wash one's hands of sb
/wˈɑːʃ wˈʌnz hˈændz ʌv ˌɛsbˈiː/
to compeletly end one's relationship with someone
to keep to oneself
/kˈiːp tə wʌnsˈɛlf/
to choose not to communicate or interact with other people
Langeek no picture


You've reviewed all the words in this lesson!

Upgrade to premium

In order to continue your learning process you must upgrade to the premium plan