Useful English Phrases

1. Broke – means “to have no money.”

Example: I have to borrow some money from my Dad. Right now, I’m broke.

2. Drop someone a line- means “send a letter or email to someone”

Example: It was good to meet you and I hope we can see each other again. Drop me a line when you have time.

3. In ages– means ” for a long time”

Example: Have you seen Joe recently? I haven’t seen him in ages.

4. Give someone a hand– means “help”

Example: I want to move this desk to the next room. Can you give me a hand?

5. Keep one’s chin up– means “remain brave and keep on trying”

Example: I know things have been difficult for you recently, but keep your chin up. It will get better soon.

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