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A breath of fresh air

2019.03.16

Meaning:

Fresh air is new air. Sometimes we open our windows so that we can change the old air in our houses and have fresh air come in. makes most of us feel good. If you breathe in fresh air it makes us feel healthy and energetic. So the expression ‘He or She is a breath of fresh air’ means ‘He or She is a positive, lively change’. For example, I could say, ‘My new boss is really fun. My old boss was really boring. My new boss is a breath of fresh air.

Example:

A: What do you think of the new teacher?
B: I don’t know. She’s a bit strange. She wears purple nail polish and she laughs all the time.
A: Huh. Well, I think she’s a breath of fresh air. I’m really enjoying how different she is.

Talking Point(s):

Can you think of a person in your life who is ‘a breath of fresh air’?

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