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Learn the English Phrases TO MISS THE BOAT and TO BE IN THE SAME BOAT

Learn the English Phrases TO MISS THE BOAT and TO BE IN THE SAME BOAT

 Read along to practice your English and to learn the English phrases TO MISS THE BOAT and TO BE IN THE SAME BOATIn this English lesson I wanted to help you learn the English phrase to miss the boat. In English if we say that someone has missed the boat it means that there was an opportunity for them in life and somehow they missed out on it. Here's a great example. When I was younger, a friend of mine applied for a job. And while he was waiting to hear back as to whether he got the job or not, he decided to go on vacation. While he was on vacation, they couldn't get ahold of him and so they gave the job to someone else. That is a perfect situation where I would say that someone missed the boat. There was an opportunity in his life and he totally missed out on it. It would have been a really good job too. I always felt bad for him but he ended up getting a better one later.WANT FREE ENGLISH LESSONS? GO TO YOUTUBE AND SEARCH FOR, "BOB THE CANADIAN"✅If you enjoy these lessons please consider supporting me at: http://www.patreon.com/bobthecanadianThe second phrase I want to teach you today is the phrase to be in the same boat. When you are in the same boat as someone else it means that you're experiencing the same thing. You're in the same situation. And it's usually not a good situation. We usually use this term to describe a negative situation. Here's a good example. If I didn't take care of my car eventually it would break down. It would just not run anymore because you need to take care of vehicles. If you don't take care of your vehicles you'll be in the same boat. You'll be in the same boat as me because your vehicles eventually will break as well. It's always a good idea to take care of your vehicles because if you don't, eventually they break down. But it does cost a lot of money, doesn't it?Anyways, to review. When you say that someone has missed the boat, when you use the English phrase to miss the boat, it means that there was an opportunity in life and somehow that person missed out on it. And when you say that you are in the same boat as someone else, it simply means that you're in the same situation, maybe for the same reasons and it's usually not a good situation.Anyways, let's look at a comment from a previous video. This comment is from Padma and Padma says this, the environment in this community is so cordial and relaxed that you always feel free to leave any comment without any hesitation. I love this community. My response was this. I really appreciate the community surrounding the lessons on both my channels. It's really nice to have regulars that aren't only here to learn but also to contribute and help others. Thanks for being awesome people.Thanks for the comment Padma. And that thanks is to Padma as well as everyone else who makes these YouTube videos even better by being part of the community, by leaving comments below, by joining in the live lessons on Fridays and Saturdays on my other channel, all of you are just awesome. I never dreamt that I would have lessons on YouTube that would create a community of people who just enjoy learning and enjoy interacting with each other and with me. So it's really nice. So Padma, it's cool that you recognize that , it certainly is an awesome thing. And I thank all of you for that, it's not me that made this. I just make the silly lessons that you watch, your the people who actually join in and make the community a lot more fun by leaving comments and by joining in, on the live lessons on the other channel. So thanks for that.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bobthecanadian)

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