Today’s English word of the day is a phrasal verb: chill out. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘chill out’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.

 

ESL Word of the Day: CHILL OUT (Next Step English)

 

chill out: (informal) to spend time relaxing; to relax and stop feeling angry or nervous about something

 

American English Pronunciation: /tʃɪl aʊt/

 

 

😄: It’s Friday! Just a few more hours until the weekend!

 

🙃: Hoorah! Let’s just chill out this weekend. I don’t have it in me to do yardwork or anything else.

 

 

 

😠: I am so angry right now! How could they treat you like that?!

 

😘: Chill out, honey. They’re jerks, but let’s not let them ruin our day.

 

 

Want more practice using the slang phrasal verb ‘chill out’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day!

 

Are you looking for music to help you chill out? This Moroccan music may do the trick.

 

Not sure how you’re going to remember this advanced English word? Here are my top 10 tips for how to remember hard vocabulary words! 👊🙂

 

If you’d rather learn more phrasal verbs instead of chilling out, you can learn 9 phrasal verbs with ‘hang’ here.

 

 

 

Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.

Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:

MONDAY: noun
TUESDAY: verb
WEDNESDAY: adjective
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary

 

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