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Friday the 23rd of March, 2018
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Welcome, everyone, to our last lesson of the week! Today we finalise our week of expressions with SPRING by looking at the expression TO SPRING TO MIND

Definition: To have a thought occur to someone. To come to mind.

Example 1: I'm not sure what we should do for my birthday. Nothing springs to mind

Example 2: When I say "vacation," what springs to mind?

Example 3: I wanted to provide some suggestions, but nothing sprung to mind during the meeting. 

What springs to your mind when I say "English?" Tell us on one of our social media sites (Facebook or Twitter). 



That's all for today. Next week, there will be no Daily Vitamins as it is Easter week in Spain (Semana Santa).

We will be back on Tuesday, April 3rd with more lessons. Enjoy your weekend and your Easter week!

Thursday the 22nd of March, 2018
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Hello, Daily Vitamin followers!

It's day four of our expressions-with-Spring week. Today we are looking at another phrasal verb: TO SPRING FOR.

Definition: To buy something expensive. 

Example 1: I sprung for the nicer car. I'm going to have it for the next 10 years, and I really love it, so I'm happy with the purchase. 

Example 2: It's your birthday. Let's spring for some expensive champagne!

Example 3: I sprung for first-class tickets on our flight. It's our honeymoon and I wanted it to be special. 

What is something you have sprung for in your life? Tell us on one of our social media sites (Facebook or Twitter)!



NOTE: In UK English it's also common to say TO SPLASH OUT (MONEY) ON SOMETHING instead of TO SPRING FOR SOMETHING.

Have a great day!

Wednesday the 21st of March, 2018
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Hello, everyone! To celebrate the beginning of spring, we are looking at expressions with the word SPRING. Today's expression is actually a phrasal verb: TO SPRING UP

Definition: To appear suddenly. 

Example 1: After a lot of rain, the weeds spring up everywhere in the garden. 

Example 2: I've seen a lot of new coffee shops springing up in this neighbourhood.

Example 3: Sushi is very trendy right now, so a lot of sushi bars are springing up around the city. 

That's all for today's lesson. Thank you for reading! Have an excellent day.

Tuesday the 20th of March, 2018
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Welcome back, Daily Vitamin readers!

Are you ready for our second lesson with expressions with the word SPRING? Today we are looking at the expression TO SPRING INTO ACTION

Definition: To begin moving suddenly. 

Example 1: Smoke started coming into the room and everyone sprang into action. Carrie grabbed the children and Jim grabbed the fire extinguisher, while Sam called the fire department. 

Example 2: We sprang into action when the boss came into the room. 

Example 3: The baby was choking, but the waiter sprang into action and saved her. 

That's it for today. Have a great day, and Happy spring to you all! Today is the first day of the new season.

Monday the 19th of March, 2018
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Happy Monday, readers! How are you all doing? I hope you had a nice weekend. 

Spring arrives this week, and to celebrate this change of seasons, we are looking at Expressions with Spring.

Today we are learning TO HAVE A SPRING IN ONE'S STEP

Definition: To walk energetically in a way that shows you are excited or happy.

Example 1: Now that he has gotten a promotion, he has a spring in his step

Example 2: She's had a spring in her step since she met Tom. I think she's in love. 

That's all for today. Thank you for reading!