[course forum] 350 Idioms, Sayings and Slang

There is a mistake in this course with the idiom “To burn the candle at both ends”. Unfortunately the course says it means “To waste material wealth”, but it actually has a nuance more along the lines of to overwork yourself in an unsustainable way.

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I share a slang word “HIYA” and hiya mean slang is HELLO. A simple “hi,” “hey,” or “hello” may convey a great deal.