字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 What does take for granted me? That's what murder from Brazil wants to know. And that's why we're covering five expressions with Take on this learners Questions. Now take okay before we get started. I know I don't have to remind you to click, subscribe and hit that bell so you can stay up to date with all the latest learners questions. And if you have a question for learners, questions e mailers learning dot English at BBC dot co dot UK. And don't forget at the end of the video full summary slide. Okay, take for granted can be used in two ways. If someone takes someone else for granted, it means that they benefit from them without acknowledgement or paying them back. For example, Good advice is don't take your friends for granted. If they help you, say thank you. And if they need help, help them back. You can also take something for granted, which means that you assume that it will happen on Expect it, but you don't know. For example, the fans took it for granted that their team would win, but they were disappointed. Next, let's talk about take your hat off to someone If you take your hat off to someone, it means that you express admiration for their achievements. It's a kind of respectful salute, if you will. For example, I take my hat off to Yuri Gagarin. I mean, being the first man in space must have bean terrifying. Okay, let's stop for a second so I can remind you to check out the learner's questions. Playlist all of your favorite learners. Questions in one easy to access place. If you have a question, maybe the answer is there already. So go check it out. And if you have a question for learners, questions you can. Email is on learning dot English at BBC dot co dot UK. And don't forget, at the end of this program, there is a full summary slide. Now let's talk about taking it on the chin. If you take it on the chin, it means that you accept a bad or difficult situation without complaint. For example, the director took the bad film reviews on the chin and learn from them. His next film was much better. Now let's talk about taking something out on someone. If you take something out on someone, it means that you relieve your frustration with a particular issue by being unpleasant to somebody who is completely unconnected. So problem over here makes you feel angry. You use that anger toe act badly to someone, but that person is not connected to the problem. It often happens when someone has had a bad day at work. For example, ah, husband might say to his wife, I know you've had a bad day at work, darling, but please don't take it out on me. Finally, let's talk about taking someone's breath away. If something or someone takes your breath away, it means that it surprises you because it's astonishing or extremely beautiful. For example, don't go to Niagara Falls. It's overrated, but the Grand Canyon will take your breath away. Thank you very much for your question, Marto. I hope I answered it sufficiently. Not only did you get take for granted, but you got four other expressions, too. You're welcome. And if you have a question for learners questions, you can email us on learning dot English at BBC dot co dot UK. And don't forget as soon as I finish talking. There is a full summary slide, so make sure to check it out. I'll see you next. Time on learners. Questions by everybody. Hi, everybody. It's Neil for BBC Learning English. It Did you enjoy that video? Of course you enjoyed that video. You love our videos, which is why you need to subscribe. And then you can see as many of our videos that you like and improve your English. Tell your friends to enjoy.