Idioms and Phrases with Meaning and Example: Lesson 17

source: Helena Daily English     2017年4月16日
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1. To catch a flick means: To see a movie.
2. A chick flick means: A romantic or emotional movie, as opposed to an action movie or thriller, suggesting (chauvinistically) that these movies appeal mostly to women.
3. To zone out means: To stop thinking or become unaware of one's environment.
4. A play-by-play means: A moment to moment description of events, either as they happen or after the fact.
5. To let someone off easy means: To allow someone to get away with unacceptable behavior with only a light punishment. A similar expression is “to let someone off the hook."This means to not hold someone responsible for something, or to not punish him or her for a mistake or misdeed.