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shockingly • weird • simple things
right off the bat • accustomed
  1. You can find wifi at places these days .
  2. My granddad likes the in life.
  3. She has grown to motherhood.
  4. He was tall at over 190 cm.
  5. He joined a gym .
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1320 Shockingly Different

Abidemi talks about how being from Nigeria made her different and interesting at the same time.

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Were they shockingly different?

Something shockingly different surprises you greatly. It shocks you. Notice the following:

  1. London can be shockingly expensive.
  2. Shockingly, the pub was closed on Friday night.



Differences come in weird places sometimes.

Here, weird means unexpected and different. Notice the following:

  1. The Internet has lots of weird information.
  2. The downtown area can be a weird place.

simple things in life


In terms of the simple things in life, what was different?

The simple things in life are things people do every day like eating, getting around, etc. Notice the following:

  1. Food is one of the simple things in life.
  2. We often overlook the simple things in life.

right off the bat

Right off the bat, we didn’t have any difficulties.

Right off the bat means at the beginning. Notice the following:

  1. At work, right off the bat, we had troubles.
  2. Yesterday, right off the bat I was in a bad mood.

grow accustomed to


I have grown accustomed to the taste.

To grown accustomed to means to get used to. Notice the following:

  1. I have grown accustomed to eating raw fish.
  2. She is now accustomed to using chopsticks.

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