course = yes; a strong yes. Similar to "certainly."
Woman: Do you love me?
Man: Of course, I do! Give me a
off and on = not a regular schedule; temporary;
similar to "sometimes."
He's been sleeping off
and on while trying to
finish a big project.
He works off and on for a software company.
on the other hand = however; but. Used for showing contrast
Visiting China for the Olympics this year would be fun; on
the other hand, it might be really expensive. We should wait until
on the dot = exactly on time
Ms. Johnson expects her employees to arrive at work every morning
on the dot--or earlier.
on time = not late; not too early.
Blake wasn't on time for his date with Stephanie, so he brought
her some flowers.
In fact, he's never on time.
once again = another time; once more.
Once again, he's hurt his back
by trying to lift something heavy. His wife keeps telling him
not to even try.
open to = ready to accept new ideas.
It's a wise person who is open to new ideas.
Are you open to learning