Useful vocabulary and phrases
|(be) one (adj. + noun)|
meaning: really amazing
1. Wow, that is one tasty burger.
2. Dave scored 5 out of 50 on his test. He is one stupid dude.
|go too far|
meaning: was good, but now done too much
1. At first, the jokes were funny, but in the end they went too far and Dave began to cry.
meaning: is terrible
1. The traffic in Beijing is murder.
2. High heels are murder on the ankles.
|…is a nightmare|
meaning: is like a bad dream
1. Living with my parents-in-law is a nightmare. I hope we can move out soon.
2. My date last night was a nightmare. I hope to never see her again.