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Murder Mystery 2019
Murder Mystery 2019
Learn/Practice English with MOVIES(Lesson #8)Title: Murder Mystery 2019
Murder Mystery 2019 is a nice movie and has a sense of humor. In this topic, we're going to cover some key vocabulary and phrases to improve your English.Let's watch the movie



  • Until (preposition, conjunction)
  • Catch a beer (phrase): drink a beer
  • Gotta: got to/ have to
  • errands (n.)
  • Detective  (n.)
  • Anxiety  (n.) (WORRY)
  • Disappointment (n.)
  • Realize (v.) verb (UK usually realise)
  • Hit your ceiling (idiom)
  • Give up (don’t want to do it again because you failed many times)
  • Inspiring (adj.)
  • Freeze (v.) (don’t know what to do) 
  • Cover up (phrasal verb)
  • Mess around (phrasal verb)

Until


up to (the time that):
I was up until three o'clock trying to get it finished!
Shouldn't we wait until Antony's here?

not before a particular time or event:
Once he starts painting a room he won't stop until it's done.

Errands (n.)

a short journey either to take a message or to take or collect something:
I'll meet you at six, I've got some errands to do/run first.

a short trip you make to do something, such as buying or delivering things in the neighborhood:
He would clean, do errands, and babysit for their 7-year-old daughter.

Detective  (n.)

someone whose job is to discover information about crimes and find out who is responsible for them:

Anxiety /æŋˈzaɪ.ə.t̬i/ (WORRY)

an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future:
Children normally feel a lot of anxiety about their first day at school.
That explains his anxiety over his health.
[ C ] something that causes a feeling of fear and worry:
job anxieties

Disappointment (n.)

[ U ] the feeling of being disappointed:
Get tickets early to avoid disappointment.
To my (great) disappointment (= sadness), he decided to leave.
something or someone that is not what you were hoping it would be:
The party turned out to be a huge disappointment.
I always felt I was a disappointment to my parents.

Realize  (BECOME AWARE)

to understand a situation, sometimes suddenly:
They didn't realize the danger they were in.
[ + (that) ] "Do you realize (that) this is the third time you've forgotten?" she said angrily.
[ + question word ] I realize how difficult it's going to be, but we must try.
As he watched the TV show, he suddenly realized (that) he'd seen it before.
"You're standing on my foot." "Sorry, I didn't realize." 

Hit your ceiling (idiom)

To react with extreme anger.
Mom will hit the ceiling when she finds out we broke the vase by playing ball in the house again.

COMMON If someone hits the ceiling, they suddenly become very angry and shout at someone.
 When I told him what happened, he hit the ceiling.

Inspiring (adj.)

 encouraging, or making you feel you want to do something:
She was an inspiring example to her followers.
causing you to feel confident about yourself or eager to learn or do something:
She was an inspiring teacher and a gifted scientist.

cover something  up (phrasal verb)

​to cover something completely so that it cannot be seen
He covered up the body with a sheet.

mess around (British English also mess about)

to behave in a silly and annoying way, especially instead of doing something useful
Will you stop messing around and get on with some work?


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My name is Zaki Badr.I am an online English teacher. Contact me on WhatsApp: +201027871551 I have been teaching English  since 2011. English teaching certificates that I got : *TESOL Certificate, Arizona State University,USA, December 2018.

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