English Phrases Parents Say to Kids (57): | English Idioms and Expressions 
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English Idioms and Expressions, funny phrases parents say to kids. In this English podcast, Amy & Curtis share the expressions they have heard their parents say to them while they were growing up. Here is a free list of more of these types of English idioms and expressions: ** Transcription: ** Curtis:  Hi, everybody. It’s Curtis and Amy here from RealEnglishConversations.com, and today we have a very interesting and entertaining podcast about the things that our parents used to say to us when we were growing up. Amy:  Exactly. And actually, what I did was I created a post on Facebook and I asked all of my friends that are currently parents right now, what expressions they're using or things that they are always saying to their kids or things that they heard when they were growing up. So we have a pretty cool list for you. We’re not going to be able to get through everything but Curtis and I have both picked five that we heard all the time, and we’re going to teach you what they mean and when they're used so that all of the parents that are listening right now are able to use this with their kids as well. Curtis:  So the first one that I heard as a kid growing up all the time was money doesn’t grow on trees, and when you're a kid, you always kind of want to go to the candy store or buy toys, you want money for something. Amy:  Whenever you're at the store, there’s always something that you're asking your mom and dad to buy for you, “Can I have this? Can I have that?” Curtis:  Kids don’t have that – that idea about money. Amy:  Yeah, they don’t realize your mom has to work, your dad has to work. Money isn't endless. Curtis:  So when you go up to your mom and dad and you say, “Hey, can I have $20?” for a video game, for instance. I used to buy Nintendo video games all the time and I’d want the newest one and the latest one. End of Transcription Sample. To get access to the full transcription for this lesson and the other 46 conversation lessons currently available, register as a Real English Conversations member here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/memberships/ ** We Can Help You Get Focused! ** Curtis and Amy help students everyday to focus on the right activities and overcome barriers faster. If you feel like you need a push (and a bit of experienced guidance) to get to the next level, send us a message to get started with private lessons. You can get more information about how to take private lessons with us by sending an email to: [email protected] ** Language Learning Advice for Our Members ** By joining us as a member of our website, you will get access to full lessons with the top learning advice to become an efficient and independent learner. Beyond the advice, we have the lessons you need to improve your speaking fluency, listening comprehension and practice speaking with real people (including us!) - Join conversations with Curtis and Amy to discuss interesting topics - All the online courses to quickly improve speaking, listening and increase vocabulary - All the transcripts and exercises related to each podcast lesson! Learn More about the membership options here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/memberships/
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