054 – Expressions with Run

Learn some common expressions and idioms with the word run. Our pronunciation section covers the minimal pairs /æ/ and /ʌ/ as in ran and run. Finally, learn about the true Canadian hero Terry Fox. April 12th marks 40 years since Fox started his Marathon of Hope across Canada to raise money for cancer research.

In This Episode:

Vocabulary

Financial security
Characteristics
Legend
Malignant
Tumour
Amputee
Frustrated
Prosthetic
Gait
Gale-force
Trekked
Intense
Devastating

Miracle
Half-mast
Unprecedented
Legacy
Inclusive
Incentives
Fundraising
Courage
Monument
Recognition
Significant
Chills

Expressions

run dry
in the long run
make a run for it
run in the family

Lessons

Vocabulary Builder
Vocabulary Flashcards
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Pronunciation Minimal Pairs /æ/ and /ʌ/

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