John Sir’s Daily Lesson #17 (约翰老师的每日一课:第17课)

Lesson #17:

(17 September 2018)

“Queen Anne is dead.”

(English) Meaning: A sarcastic way of saying ‘something is old news’ (earlier use in 1722 as an interjection).



zǎo zhī dao

语音:英语(John Hung)/普通话(范麗丹




More Learning: 

  1. That’s old news.(“過時的新聞了“ / ”过时的新闻了”。)
  2. I heard it long before.(“老早聽膩了” / “老早听腻了”。)




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