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Not a SentencePlay
A phrase is different from a sentence because it doesn't have a subject and verb that express a complete thought. Slide'Under the weather' is a phrase, not a full sentence.
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Collocations MatterPlay
Pay attention to words often used together; these established combinations can change a phrase's meaning. SlideThe phrase 'break out' changes meaning in the collocation 'break out in song'.
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Common PhrasesPlay
Common phrases, like idioms, might not make sense literally, so focus on their implied meanings in context. SlideThe phrase 'piece of cake' actually means something very easy to do.