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Expressions for being bored:

It’s boring.

I’m bored to tears.

I’m bored to death.

I’m bored stiff.

I’m bored silly.

I’m bored to distraction.

I’m bored as hell.

It bored the pants off of me.

I can’t say that I find it interesting.

I’m bored out of my brains.

I’m bored out of my skull.

It bored the arse off me.

I’m afraid I don’t share your enthusiasm.

It’s as interesting as watching paint dry.

I can’t see what all the fuss is about.

It’s as dull as ditch-water.

It does nothing for me.

It leaves me cold.

It doesn’t move me.

What a bore!

How boring!

How tedious!

How dull!

It’s so mind numbing.

It’s nothing to write home about.

It’s dry as dust.

Quotes about boredom:

“There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.”  G.K. Chesterton

“Human beings make life so interesting. Do you know, that in a universe so full of wonders, they have managed to invent boredom? ”  Terry Pratchett

“I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored.”  Louis C.K.

“Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?”  Friedrich Nietzsche

“Boredom comes from a boring mind.”  Metallica

How many different ways can you finish these beginnings to express boredom?

1. I’m bored……..

2. It bored ………

3. It’s …….

4. How …..

5. What …..

6. It …..

7. I ……..

Key:

1. to tears, to death, stiff, silly, to distraction, as hell, out of my brains, out of my skull

2. the pants off of me, the arse off me

3. boring, as interesting as watching paint dry, as dull as ditch-water, so mind numbing,nothing to write home about, dry as dust

4. boring, tedious, dull

5. a bore

6. does nothing for me, leaves me cold, doesn’t move me

7. ‘m afraid I don’t share your enthusiasm, can’t say that I find it interesting, can’t see what all the fuss is about

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Vocabulary

stiff

merev

distraction

zavarodottság, szórakozottság

hell

pokol

pants (US)

nadrág

skull

koponya

arse

fenék

enthusiasm

lelkesedés

fuss

felhajtás

ditch

árok

tedious

fárasztó, unalmas

mind numbing

agyat lezsibbasztó

wonder

csoda

to invent

feltalálni

vast

hatalmas

inwardly

belül

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