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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Grossed Out






Idiom: "grossed out"

Context #1:
Sara: Did you know Tom likes to eat cow brains?  He says it's really good.
Jane: Yeah I saw him eating that one time and it really grossed me out.

Context #2:
Jenny: My friend Sam has a pet snake.  He asked me if I wanted to pet it but I was so grossed out when I saw it that I screamed.
Kathy: I don't like snakes either, but I get even more grossed out when I see a spider.

Meaning: "grossed out" is an expression used to describe when someone feels really disgusted.

This idiom can be found in the book LSI Speaking Savvy. This book is used to teach Level 5 Speaking/Listening at LSI schools. For more information visit: www.languagesystems.com

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