This weeks American Slang Phrase is a little variation of a slang phrase, in that it is two very similar words that can be easily confused.
Shade vs. Shadow?
These two words sound very similar, but are used differently!
“I need to lay in the shade because the sun is so hot!”
“I can see my shadow when I walk on the sidewalk!”
Can you think of ways to use these words?
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