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So how did you do on your test? I blew it! I just blew the whole test! Oh no! Why would you say that you blew it?

In the United States April 1 is a day when you need to be a little careful. Why? It is April Fool’s Day so someone might play a practical joke on you -- a harmless trick for fun.

자기가 한 말을 취소하다
Jason, take back what you said. It really offended me. Oh! I didn’t mean to offend you. I will take it back.

약속을 지키는 사람
Joe: Yes, my dad is absolutely a man of his word. He has never let me down.

견뎌 내야 했어
Hey, I heard that your grandfather is still in the hospital. Yes he is. It must be so hard on your families.

꼬치꼬치 캐묻다
Jason, can you please stop being nosy? Sorry. I didn’t mean to be nosy.

Wisdom teeth are normally the last teeth to appear. This usually happens when people are in their late teen years or early twenties -- in other words, when they are older and wiser.

미국에서 집을 크게 짓는 이유
Many Americans like the idea of big, open spaces. So it might not be surprising that houses built in the United States are among the largest worldwide.

정신 없이 서두르다
Hey, why are you huffing and puffing? Well, it’s because I was in a mad rush to get to the bank on time to deposit my cash.

You really need to stop bothering me. You’re getting on my nerves. So cut it out! Come on, it’s just for fun.

믿거나 말거나
Hey look! That old man is so good at push-ups. I think he’s doing more than fifty already! Oh, you mean that elderly man over there? Everyone knows about him.

바닷물 나트륨 전지
Scientists have long attempted to find materials to make batteries that are more powerful, but cost less to build.

대학 논문 쓰기
Strong writing is one of the most important skills for any college student. Many non-native English speakers have no idea what professors in the U.S. expect from a college paper.

Some vegetarians do not eat any meat products or any food made from animal labor, including milk products, eggs and honey. This kind of diet is called a vegan diet.

어느 서점의 성공 비밀
A large bookstore in a small U.S. town has succeeded for many years by giving people a chance to buy a lot of books for a low price. The large and simple bookstore is in the small eastern town of Mount Crawford, Virginia.

Hey, how did you do on your test? I was really worried about how I would do, but in the end I passed it with flying colors!

공간이 더 필요해
Recently the New York Times ran a photograph of a commercial storage facility, under which it printed the following caption: "Bigger houses, smaller families, and they still want more space."

협상을 깨는 요인
Jen: What do you look for in a woman, when you start dating her?

인도 원숭이
Hundreds of macaque monkeys have been stealing food and wireless phones near parliament. They are also breaking into homes and frightening civil servants and the public.

이 세상 맛이 아닐 정도로 맛있어
Hey, do you know of any good Thai restaurants around here? Yes I do! There is one just a block away. Their food is better than good.