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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

average joe

Example 1:
These politicians don't care about the average joe. They only worry about other rich people. 
Example 2:
Jack Smith's story is amazing! Last year he was just an average joe and now he is a world famous rock star! How did he do it? 
Explanation:
average joe = average man
An average joe is a regular male person who is usually not exceptionally attractive, talented, or wealthy. Average joe is a common expression that is used when referring to an ordinary member of society.

This idiom was taken from the LSI textbook titled "Reading Horizons," which is used to teach Level 6 Reading/Vocabulary classes at LSI schools. For more information please visitwww.languagesystems.com

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