Let's learn some new words to add seasoning to your English
Manuel: Oh no! Mum, dad, what's this? Just a pair of pyjamas as a Christmas present? Wait, from Alcampo? (1)You must be kidding me!Mum:(2)Ever the label whore. Did you expect better? What about your grades, Manu? (3)Nothing to shout about, I'm sure.Manuel: You two are so unfair! I've stayed out of trouble all trimester and studied really hard and now (4)I have nothing to show for it.Dad: So how did you get such poor results then?Manuel: Well, (5) there is only so much you can say about it. Teachers love failing their students.Mum: (6) Is that so?Manuel: These are the most (7)hideous pyjamas ever!Dad: Hey, young man, (8)get a grip, will you?Mum: (9)Stop talking my ear off about the pyjamas. You know, (10) it's a good thing I have kept the (11) receipt, now I can take them back to the shop and get some more (12) nougat with the refund.Manuel: I hate Christmas!! I am not eating the grapes this year!Dad: Enough of this (13) laddish behaviour, Manu. Just (14) hit the books harder next time and there will be more (15)pleasant results both at school and under the Christmas tree.
(1)You must be kidding me! - tiene que ser una broma(2)Ever the label whore- siempre don marquitas (de moda)(3)Nothing to shout about- no es para tirar cohetes(4)I have nothing to show for it- no me ha servido de nada(5)There is only so much you can say about it- no hay mucho que contar(6)Is that so?- ¿Es eso así?(7)Hideous- horrible (8)Get a grip - tranquilizate(9)Stop talking my ear off - deja de darme la tabarra(10)It's a good thing- menos mal(11)Receipt- recibo(12)Nougat- turrón(13)Laddish - comportamiento de machito(14)Hit the books - estudiar (15)Pleasant - agradables