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bad hair day English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Apr 16 2018

Themes: Fashion, Health, Time


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

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“Today, I’m having a bad, bad hair day. Have you ever had one?”

—Ebaby!’s Sheila, speaking about having messy hair and a bad day

2. Video - Watch the video before learning the definition.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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day when everything seems to go wrong; day when one’s hair is a mess

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Sheila is having a really bad hair day. Her hair is fuzzy, and her brush is stuck in her messy hair. This is just one thing that is making her day feel crazy. Sheila’s wish is that no one else is having a bad hair day. However, she would like suggestions from anyone who knows how to make her day better.

When you have a bad hair day, it can mean that your hair doesn’t look good. Or it can also mean that you are just having a really bad day. Do you often have bad hair days, or do you feel beautiful and happy every day? How do you stop a bad hair day?

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1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Iman just yelled at me. I think he’s having a bad hair day.”

“I feel so ugly today. It’s definitely a bad hair day.”

“Brady never seems to have a bad hair day. He is always so happy.”


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

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i usually have a bad hair day if i am invited to a party or sth like that.

01:04 PM Aug 21 2018 |


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10:45 AM May 26 2018 |


United States

i know the feel because i am always having a bad hair day. Being a single mother of 2 kids and work is not an easy task and when you know you have to be perfect on both the side. Well i manage but still i get sick sometimes to manage budgets. And when i have to manage my budgets i go for using back to school coupons

12:45 PM Apr 23 2018 |


ola3Super Member!


Sometimes you have one, when looks like whatever you do is not quite successful. You follow your schedule but it doesn’t work. I think, maybe it’s a message to stop to think about your life and take it easy. Or to go to a hair stylist and relax if only the hair won’t get screwed up on that special day.

10:32 AM Apr 18 2018 |



Last week, I had a bad hair day. I went to the bank to withdraw some money from my account, but it was blocked due to my bank was changing to a Islamic bank and I went back to my office .When I came to my office the lender demanded her money and I said no but she didn’t accept my descriptions and let me another chance for one day.

05:43 AM Apr 18 2018 |

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