Today’s English word of the day is the idiom: IN STITCHES. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘IN STITCHES’, hear the pronunciation, and read an example dialogue. With each 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.

 

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in stitches: (informal) laughing a lot

 

 

 

🤪: That was the funniest play I’ve ever seen! My stomach hurts from laughing so hard!

 

🤣: Mine does, too! I didn’t expect to be in stitches the entire time!

 

 

Want more practice using the idiom ‘in stitches’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day! Can you detect other uses of the word ‘stitch’ in these articles? Can you figure out what they mean?

 

 

 

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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