It’s important that we be all polite to each other. For this reason, there are many polite ways to talk about impolite topics.
1 – He’s light-fingered
( ) she has been in prison.
( ) the person is a thief / steals things.
( ) a polite phrase that some people use to say that they are going to the toilet.
( ) ‘Down and out’ is an adjective but ‘a down-and-out’ is a noun that describes a person who is homeless.
( ) a man has married a woman.
( ) means pregnant. Other euphemisms include ‘she’s expecting a baby’ and ‘she has a bun in the oven’.
Watch the movie segment and decide:
What is the euphemism used?
What is the real message given?
Euphemism: He’s in heaven.
Real meaning: he is dead.
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