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blow off steam

blow off steam English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Feb 04 2019

Themes: Health, School, Sports, Work

Quote

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

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“I got back from my other job recently. It was a stressful day, so I decided to blow off some steam after.”

—Ebaby!’s Kat, speaking about letting go of stress

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Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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do something to relax; release stress

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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It was a long day at work for Kat. She is feeling stressed out and a little bit negative about her day. But her work is done now! She is ready to blow off some steam by relaxing and not thinking about her stressful day anymore.

There are many ways to blow off steam. Some people go dancing all night while others prefer to watch a good movie at home. Whatever it is, this activity is a way to release stressful feelings. How do you prefer to blow off steam? Do you prefer to go out or stay in when you need to relax?

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Examples

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“My favorite way to blow off steam is to exercise.”

“After that long meeting, I really need to go blow off steam.”

“I know you’re stressed, but yelling at me isn’t the best way to blow off steam.”

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