Students on our Intensive English Courses go to watch live 'stand up' comedy every Tuesday night, accompanied by a teacher of English to help them understand the jokes.
Learn these definitions, and then try our jokes at the end of the page.
- to fall out of something = to fall from one place to another, for example to fall out of a tree
- to fall out with somebody = to have an argument with somebody
2) 'to let someone/something down'
- to let something down = to lower something
- to let somebody down = to disappoint, or fail to support someone
3) 'to pick something up'
- to take something in your hands and lift it from another surface
- to learn something naturally without much effort
4) 'to put something out'
- to move something from inside to outside
- to extinguish something, a cigarette for example
5) 'to drop off'
- to fall from something, for example 'the pen dropped off the table'
- to go to sleep