VOCABULARY

SPONGE OFF/ON SB /spʌndʒ/: GORRONEAR/ VIVIR A COSTA DE ALGUIEN

Meaning: To get money, food, etc from other people, especially in order to live without working.

  • She should stop sponging off the rest of us!!
  • She is sponging off her parents.

VOCABULARY

COP-OUT: escaquearse, pretexto para no hacer algo.

Meaning: something you do or say in order to avoid doing something that you should do or an excuse for not doing it.

  • Ignoring the problem is a cop-out.
  • That´s just a cop-out  (Eso es escurrir el bulto al problema)

VOCABULARY

STAYCATION: Vacaciones en casa

Meaning: a holiday that you take at home or near your home.

  • Everyone has to take a staycation this Holy week.
  • Turning  soothing music on and reading your favourite novel. This has pretty much everything you need for the perfect staycation