BOX SET: The White Elephant ???? comedy drama episodes 11-15! Learn English while you laugh ????????
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Time for a laugh with episodes 11-15 of our comedy drama The White Elephant (the restaurant with no customers), while you improve your English listening and vocabulary so you can talk confidently about happiness, panic, annoyance, broken things - and getting things done quickly!
00:00 Episode 11: Success
a feather in your cap = an achievement you can feel pleased about
a lucky break = a piece of good luck; a good opportunity
a real success = something that is very successful
a track record = a reputation based on performance or experience
the secret to your success = the main thing that lead to your success
a roaring success = very successful
don't count your chickens before they've hatched = don't make plans based on the success of something until it actually becomes a success
taste success = get a feeling of what success is like
top dog = best or most important person in a group
02:20 Episode 12: Shock
a shock to the system = an unexpected surprise
what on earth! = (people say this to show complete surprise or anger)
the shock of my life = a very big shock
to jump out of your skin = to be very surprised or shocked
out of the blue = completely unexpectedly
stunned = very shocked or surprised
04:40 Episode 13: Resilience
a tough cookie = a person who is strong enough to deal with difficult situations
as tough as old boots = a person who is strong enough to deal with difficult situations
she wouldn't say boo to a goose = she's quiet and shy
a game old bird = a tough and smart woman
relentless = continually severe or cruel
as hard as nails = (a person who is) strong enough to deal with difficult situations
tough luck = people say this when they don't have sympathy for another person's situation
tough love = people say this when they refuse to help someone fix their problems
06:47 Episode 14: Clever
to think out of the box = to think freely, creating new and unexpected ideas
a clever clogs = someone who is annoying because they think they know more than other people
a brainwave = a sudden good idea
the best idea since sliced bread = an excellent idea
too clever by half = annoying because someone appears more intelligent than other people
a smart cookie = a very clever or intelligent person
09:23 Episode 15: Sad
a face like a wet weekend = a miserable and sad appearance
feeling blue = feeling sad
down in the dumps = feeling miserable or unhappy
downhearted = sad and without hope
cry your eyes out = cry a lot
worse things happen at sea = don't worry too much about your own problems
beside himself with grief = very upset because someone has died
Gordon Grater: Neil Frost
Ceilia Spatula: Amina Zia
Peter Peppermill: Darren Benedict
Marigold Marcelo (Mary for short): Stacha Hicks
Written, produced and directed by: Rob Carter
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