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Date: Sep 27 2018

Themes: Celebrity


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“We’ve both always been really good at leaving our baggage at the door, and when we step on set it’s about having a good time. I feel like we let our…whatever is going on with us outside of work just stay there and we come in and have a lot of respect for the work.”

Actor James Roday, talking about filming the popular American TV show Psych (Examiner)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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ideas and memories from the past that are difficult to forget and make life harder

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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When you go on a trip, it’s important to pack the right things. You have to make sure you have enough clothes and shoes. Plus, you need to bring all the information for your flights, hotels, and activities. You should also pack daily items, like toothpaste, shampoo, and a hairbrush. Most likely, you’ll put all of your belongings into a suitcase or a bag. This is called your baggage. If you’re going on a long trip, or if you simply like to bring many things with you, your baggage might be pretty heavy. That’s why people sometimes like to pack light. It’s hard to move around when you have to carry a lot of baggage.

Baggage isn’t always only the bags you pack for a trip, though. Baggage can also be negative events that happened in the past. It’s the emotions and attitudes that you still have because of something bad that happened in your life. People who go through a break-up have baggage that they will take into their next relationship. Children whose parents get divorced often have baggage that affects their ideas about families. Any event that made you feel sad can turn into baggage that you carry around in your mind.

Actor James Roday said that when he is filming the TV show Psych, he and the other actors can leave their baggage off set. He means that anything that happens in real life is left behind for a little while so that the cast can film the show. He doesn’t let his personal life affect his work.

What kind of baggage do you carry around? How easy is it for you to keep work and personal life separate?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“He came back from the war with a lot of baggage. He saw a lot of terrible stuff there.”

“She still has a lot of baggage from her last relationship. It might not be a good idea to date her yet.”

“Even though I’m in my 30s, I’m still working through a lot of childhood baggage from my troubled youth.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

cubi1604 Burdens, worries
by cubi1604
 julito Personal cwoncerns.
by julito
problem or burden
by malinda04
Crizsearch it means a burden that we stuck with.
by Crizsearch
Problems, difficulties you have in your life
by gellerke

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La Princesse de la vie


Just throw all the baggage in the back of your mind and move forward ;)

08:47 PM Oct 04 2018 |

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

it was a long time that i carried baggages n i still hve some of them bt thnx to my good familly n friends now i’ve started a job n m trying to change my fate hope to b seccess.i beg ur prayer.

04:51 AM Feb 27 2014 |

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I convey a wide variety of bagasse. Some of them are so heavy for me and also very hard to carry. Several make a bad taste on my mount, though. Besides, Most of them are full of real life experiences which i use them a lot for being successful. Sometimes I think on my own that they are as same as direction maps which i need to follow them like instructions for finding out right path. 

Aside what i made above, bcz i love traveling i bought a special real baggage for that. 

06:32 PM Feb 20 2014 |



everybody Carries lots of baggages in life but baggages that belongs to our loved once or friends pinch throughout life. time cures wounds but scars remains and reminds how hard it was.

01:33 PM Feb 20 2014 |




Everyone has their own baggage that is just a part of our life.If you are strong it can be tiny on opposite it can be too big to controll your life.But time and chance are not wait for a person was trapped in baggage.you get to pull through from baggage and start to move on is a smart way.

07:07 AM Feb 20 2014 |




I got lots of baggage after gradulated. Sometimes, I think how could I do to get through them and move on?  How could I settle down as I hope?...

06:09 AM Feb 20 2014 |

munisa alimatova


Person who has baggage, that can not live so quite or good. because that peson live in his past terrifying baggage. its Life and many people have baggage. but if we forget our baggage we can settle down. i mean, can begin new life! i think, like this.

05:03 AM Feb 20 2014 |




I have seen so many cases that carry on baggage sothat their lives are effected.It’s hard to get rid of the past bad things,however,you could do:

1 distaction such as reading,sports,short trip,etc.instead of drinking,hangovers and shopping

2 talking to seniors or friends you trust.turn to the people that could be a help.getting the emotions off the chest is a way out,letting you stay rational.

3 raise your head and keep on going.you know,time will never go back but life goes on.so,take your package and be back on track.

01:41 AM Feb 20 2014 |




We do have to leave our baggage at the door when we’re going to work. It’s not always an easy task, but necessary.

Sometime’s you feel like you won’t be strong enough to do it, but practice makes perfect. None of your teammates has absolutely nothing to do with what’s going on in your personal life.

Of course we’re not that hard though.There’ll usually be that one who knows that you’re going through a rough time just by looking at you. Maybe you can get things off your chest with him/her after work! :)

12:06 PM Feb 19 2014 |

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