American Slang Phrase

This week’s American Slang Phrase is… “Once in a blue moon”


Phrase: “Once in a blue moon”

Meaning: Infrequent; not often

Example: “My room is always messy.. I clean it once in a blue moon.”


This phrase is commonly used among Americans, and now you will know what they’re talking about!

Americans have created so many slang phrases, words, and expressions that it can be very difficult to know them all, or even understand them!

Learning one a week can go a long way!

Our EC students really enjoy learning the American slang phrases because it helps them become better communicators!

As EC students use English for Academic Purposes Textbooks, the teacher might point out some slang phrases as they go along as well!






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