Word Of The Day – 28/8/14


WORD OF THE DAY


MESMERIZE(verb)
Line breaks: mes¦mer|ize

Meaning:
Capture the complete attention of (someone).
To hypnotize.
To interest or amaze (someone) so much that nothing else is seen or noticed.

Usage:
They were mesmerized by his story.
He could mesmerize an audience by the sheer force of his presence.
They had deep sea blue eyes that mesmerized most men they came across.


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


GO DUTCH

Meaning:
Share the cost of something, especially a meal, equally.

Usage:
I don’t want you to pay for my ticket. Let’s go Dutch.
I actually prefer going dutch because I don’t want to feel indebt to anyone.

A: “How was your date with Sarah?”
B: “I’m not sure. It was just ok.”
A: “Why do you say that?”
B: “She didn’t let me pay for her share. She insisted that we go dutch for everything.”

Other Common Sentences:
Let’s pay together.
I didn’t pay for her. We paid our own share.

 

 

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