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What personal anecdotes you think of when you read these phrases? Is there a spanish equivalent for the phrase? Make notes of any questions you have regarding these phrases.
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jack of all trades = a person who can do many things well, but none of them exceptionally well
jaw-dropping = extremely surprising
jazz something up = improve something, make it more stylish or showy
je ne sais quoi = a good quality that is difficult to describe
get the jitters = to be nervous or anxious
jog your memory = to help you remember something
join the club! = expression of sympathy for an experience that you have had too
Don't judge a book by its cover = dont form an opinion based only on appearance
juggling act = a challenge involving many things you must do at once or in order to satisfy all parties
jump on the bandwagon = to do as everyone else is doing
jump to conclusions = reach a decision or judgement too fast without proper examination
jump the gun = do something prematurely
the jury is out = no decision or judgement is reached yet
just around the corner = coming soon, about to happen
poetic justice = an ideal form of justice in which virtue is rewarded and evil is punished by an ironic twist of fate (karma)