Word Of The Day-3/9/14


WORD OF THE DAY


 

CATASTROPHE(Noun)

Meaning:
A sudden and widespread disaster.
Any misfortune, mishap or failure;fiasco.
A final event or conclusion, usually an unfortunate one; a disastrous end.

Usage:
The oil spill was an environmental catastrophe.
The play was so poor our whole evening was a catastrophe.
The tax would be a catastrophe for the industry.


 

IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


 

SICK AND TIRED

Meaning:
To be angry and bored because something unpleasant has been happening for too long and it can no longer be tolerated.
Fed up of something.

Usage:
I’m sick and tired of eating the same thing for lunch everyday.
You’ve been giving me the same old excuses for months and I’m sick and tired of hearing them.

A: “Where are you going for lunch today?”
B: “I don’t know…how about a burger?”
A: “No. I eat that almost everyday. I’m getting sick and tired of them.”
B: “Let’s go eat teriyaki then.”

 

 

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