VIP Class Notes (Nemo)


unprecedented(adj)-never having happened or existed in the past:
E..g: This century has witnessed environmental destruction on an unprecedented scale.

I don’t want to impose ON them…..
I don’t want to force them……

It’s a matter of life and death

(the) shit hits the fan-also the shit flies offensive-When the shit hits the fan or when the shit flies, a situation suddenly causes a lot of trouble for someone:
E.g.: I don’t want to be here when the shit hits the fan.

coverup (n): 1-an attempt to prevent the public from discovering information about a serious crime or mistake:
E.g.: I’m convinced there was an intentional coverup, that officials haven’t told all they know about what happened.

all hell breaks loose-If all hell breaks loose, a situation suddenly becomes violent and noisy, especially with people arguing or fighting:
E..g: One policeman drew his gun and then suddenly all hell broke loose.

reading suggestion-
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother