American Phrase of the Week!

Here is another American phrase for students taking English language courses in the US to learn!

 

Phrase: By the skin of (his/her/your/my) teeth

Definition: Just barely

Sentence: “Aaron got an 81 on his test.. he passed it by the skin of his teeth!”

 

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What ways can you use this phrase in your everyday conversation?

Check back next week for another phrase of the week!

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