Saturday, June 27, 2015

Some Interesting English Phrases PART 8

Posted by Sharath Chandra
Here I am publishing interesting English Phrases along with an examples. These are edited from the Famous Telugu News Daily - Eenadu by Shri M Suresan 



20) Laid back type = people who always feel relaxed and at ease.
Example:
P1: Boss, why are you always so upset, why cant you relax? Heavens are not going to fall.
P2: I am made up like this. I wish I could be laid back like you, but I get so tense.

21) Run-down = In a very bad condition / neglected or tired or slightly ill, especially because of overwork.
Example:
P1: Why don't you take your not so rich friend to a govt hospital?
P2: Which government hospital isn't in a rundown condition? do you think he will survive the conditions in it?

22) Have a thin time = to be in difficulties, especially in money matters.
Example:
P1: He appears quite prosperous and quite lucky.
P2: He has had a thin time too. Days were when he found it difficult to meet the expense of his children's education. 

See all English Phrases HERE

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