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Learn the English Phrase FEEL FREE and the English term FREE-FOR-ALL

Learn the English Phrase FEEL FREE and the English term FREE-FOR-ALL

Read along to practice your English and to learn the English phrase FEEL FREE and the English term FREE-FOR-ALLIn this English lesson I wanted to help you learn the English phrase feel free. If we say to someone feel free, we're basically saying go ahead or sure or yes. If my brother said to me, hey, can I use your van tonight? I could respond and say feel free. I'm basically saying, go ahead, it's no problem. If you want to borrow my van, feel free to borrow my van. We also sometimes start sentences like this. I could bring pizza into the staff room at school, if I brought in a huge pizza and I didn't need to eat all of it myself, I could say, hey, feel free to take a slice of pizza if you want one. So feel free simply means go ahead or if you want to do something you can do it. Feel free. You can feel free to watch these videos whenever you want. You don't have to ask permission, you can just do it.WANT FREE ENGLISH LESSONS? GO TO YOUTUBE AND SEARCH, "BOB THE CANADIAN"✅If you enjoy these lessons please consider supporting me at:, the second phrase I wanted to look at today is more of a term than a phrase but it's free-for-all. When something is a free-for-all it means that a bunch of people are doing something and there's no rules involved. I'm trying to think of a really good example. If I brought a bag of candy to my classroom and if I started throwing the candy onto the floor, it would become a free-for-all. That would mean that students would be jumping out of their desks trying to get the candy off of the ground. They would probably push each other out of the way. It would definitely be a free-for-all. So a free-for-all is any situation where there are a number of people and they're just behaving based on what they want to do right away in that moment instead of according to rules or any kind of guidelines that I would give. Does happen sometimes. I once had a grandparent visit one of my classrooms and start throwing candy around and it turned into a free-for-all. Yes, students were jumping under their desks to get the candy.Anyways, let's review. If you say to someone in English feel free you're basically saying go ahead or it's fine with me or yes. The example I gave was if my brother wanted to borrow a vehicle, I would say, hey, feel free. Anytime you need to borrow a vehicle feel free and just come and get one. And a free-for-all is any situation where a group of people behaves in a way basically doing what they want right in the moment instead of maybe obeying laws or rules. So free-for-alls can get a little bit dangerous. I don't recommend throwing candy to large groups of teenagers. They go a little bit crazy.But, hey, let's look at a comment from a previous video. This is from Natalia if I did the translation right. Hi Natalia, thanks for the comment. "See you on Monday", question mark. So this is actually a question from Natalia because in the last video, the one that you watched Wednesday morning, I said see you on Monday. I don't know why. For some reason I got my days mixed up. And Julia actually responded and says "it seems Friday got the boot this week" which was one of the phrases I taught in that lesson. Aleksey says "maybe Bob is right. It's time to stop working and have a nice rest until Monday. Hope my boss will not give me the boot." And then my response was this, "oops, my bad, I'm still adjusting to the time change I guess. There will be a lesson on Friday as well as Monday."Support the show (

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