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tie the knot English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: May 19 2011

Themes: Romance


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“To find happiness, you must tie the knot.”

- A psychic giving Jason some EXTREME advice.

2. Video - Watch the video before learning the definition.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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get married

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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When you get married, you tie yourself to another person. Like two pieces of rope tied together, you are connected. That’s why when someone gets married, you can say they tied the knot.

A psychic tells Jason that to find happiness, he has to tie the knot. So he gets some rope and starts tying knots. He can’t figure out which is the right one. His friend Ella shows up and starts to help him.

Jeff arrives and Ella and Jason tell him they are tying the knot. He’s confused. Then he sees the rope and explains to them that tying the knot means getting married. Since Jason doesn’t want to marry Ella, he throws the rope at Jeff.

Have you tied the knot yet?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I’m about to tie the knot. Matt and I are going to get married.”

“They met, fell in love, and less than a year later, they tied the knot.”

“We’ve been dating for seven years. Do you think it’s time for us to tie the knot?”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Cvetlana to get married
by Cvetlana
means to get married
by Criz search
Talia Do 'To tie the knot' means 'to get married.'
by Talia Do
get married
by Bitten by an Arab bug
get married
by krypton-Earth
beautycool getting married
by beautycool
Old Yeller to get married
by Old Yeller

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

it means to get married


05:41 AM May 19 2011 |




are you guess before the video starting?

04:28 AM May 19 2011 |



to get married

03:34 AM May 19 2011 |



Saudi Arabia

agree  with  millazhang

02:26 AM May 19 2011 |




in my opinion ,tie the knot means have a relationship with someone else,whatever what kind of

02:18 AM May 19 2011 |



Saudi Arabia

i tried  to  guess  the word  

i msut be win

12:05 AM May 19 2011 |




I think tie the knot is getting married :)

09:54 PM May 18 2011 |

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