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go with the flow

go with the flow

Date: Apr 19 2001


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

“Somebody says, ‘You want steak?’ I’m like, ‘Oh that’s cool.’ I go with the flow.”
- Freddie Prince, Jr., movie actor, talking about his personality


1. Definition - Study the definition.

accept a situation, rather than try to change it

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

People who are very relaxed tend to go with the flow most of the time. They don’t worry about details. They just do what feels right. If you want people to know that you’re easy to get along with, just tell them you usually go with the flow.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“I’m tired of arguing with you. Could you please just go with the flow for once in your life?”

“I don’t really like Italian food, but since everyone else wants it, I can go with the flow.

“I’m a go with the flow type of guy. It helps me get along with everyone.”


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

I think it means very easygoing and very agreeable with the majority.
by Lisa
For me “to go with the flow” means that you will do what others are doing, it doesn’t bother you to do it, in my country exists the same expression: “ir con la corriente”
by Gisela (Argentina)
“Go with the flow” means that you will do what other people do.If someone has no clear idea about what she/he wants to do in certain situation she/he will just do what others do.
by Dannah
I guess “go with the flow” means to follow the suggestion or decision made by someone or majority of people.
by Ji-Hee (Missouri, USA)
Well, I would say: Now that you’ve chosen steak,I’ll join you, I’ll have a steak,too.
by Frank

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

so nice…im exactly that kind of person!!

03:53 PM Jun 02 2007 |

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