Gutted – Slang of the Week

Our slang expression this week centres on a negative emotion that indicates you are distinctly unhappy about a situation or the actions of a person. If you were to say you were “gutted”, it means that you are really devastated about something. Examples: “I’m really gutted about losing my phone, I spent so much money…

Language Exchange – Intercambio de Idiomas

A very common question from various students comes every once in a while – “I know the grammar but I want to improve my fluency, how can I do it?” The answer to this question is simple in essence, but maybe not so much in practice. In order to speak better, you must SPEAK! In…

Damp Squib – Expression of the Week

Therefore, if something is referred to as a damp squib, it signifies that it is a disappointment or a let down in comparison with the expectation that it had.