Many of us have such a stressful lifestyle. We work or study all day and then we come home and try to make sure that we have something to eat and if we’re lucky we have enough time to unwind by watching some TV or surfing the internet etc.
This topic was the theme of my last TV show with my private students, but I would like to share the same idea and vocabulary on this forum. Here are some expressions related to relaxation:
breathe easy, calm, calm down, collect oneself, compose oneself, cool off, ease off, feel at home, hang loose, knock off, laze, let oneself go, lie down, loosen up, make oneself at home, put one’s feet up, recline, repose, rest, settle back, simmer down, sit around, sit back, soften, stop work, take a break, take a breather, take it easy, take one’s time, take ten, take time out, tranquilize, unbend, unlax, unwind
Try to explain in a sentence using one of these new words or expressions how you like to relax. I will start.
Steve: I like to ‘unwind’ after a hard day by going for a jog or by doing some yoga and meditation.
How about you?