William Shakespeare is the greatest English poet and writer who’s ever lived. And here’s a remarkable thing. There are things English native speakers say all the time, without realizing they come from Shakespeare. Although he died 400 years ago, there are hundreds of words and phrases that Shakespeare coined or invented that we still use today.
So our latest video is about expressions and phrases from William Shakespeare. We explore the meanings of the phrases:
- all of a sudden
what’s done is done
in one fell swoop
as luck would have it
There are hundreds more phrases so we’re planning to make another video on this topic. Let us know if you think it’s a good idea.