American Slang Phrase of the Week!

American slang can be a difficult thing to understand.. so here is another slang phrase of the week for students taking English language courses in the US !

 

Phrase: “The cold shoulder”

Definition: A metaphor for deliberately ignore someone.

Example: “I’m giving Sam the cold shoulder because he beat me in basketball”

 

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Can you think of a way to use this phrase in a sentence?

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