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Thanks a lot for the lesson, but I have a question. How is the situation where both sides lose named: lose-lose situation or zero-zero situation?

Roman06

    well done

    dahb

      To tell the truth, all these were completely new business expressions to me -except one- piece of cake. In fact, I use it frequently.

      Great lesson as usuall Rebecca.

      Regino

    :)

    Zarni Aung

      I think if Lovers broke up with each other, they would have faced the situation that you said. :)

      Zarni Aung

    Cambridge Dictionary says

    A lose-lose situation or result is one that is bad for everyone who is involved:
    He said that going ahead with the strike would be a lose-lose situation for all concerned.

    panda7

    Dear Roman, the situation when all sides are losing is usually described as a lose-lose situation. Something like a divorce in a family (all the members are suffering – husband, wife, children and parents) or budget cutting in a company because of sales crisis (owners and workers receive less money).

    Donev

    Yes, Roman06. You could also say “a lose-lose situation”, to describe that scenario. I wish you all the best!

    Rebecca

09/09 ☺ Thank you Rebecca. <3

Annie

Thanks very much for your teaching

nixon.fx

Thanks Rebecca ..I got a piece of cake in a quiz today.

Regards

husam simawi

thank you teacher, I got 9 right answer.

gavin.tien

Thanks Rebecca. I like a lot lessons like this.

dedde14

well done

dahb

Thinks teacher for your kindness witch emanates in this lesson.Can we consider these expressions as idioms?.

lino3

    Thank you for your generous words, lino3. Yes,many of these expressions are idioms, as well.My best wishes to you.

    Rebecca

Rebbeca your are amazing . Thanks

Juls

I’ve got 10/10, it’s a piece of cake, thank Rebbeca you teach us very well so you and me are a win-win situation

nguyen van long

    There were only 9 pieces of cake :-)

    superyorick

    That sounds good! We’re in a win-win situation! I wish you more of the same, nguyen.

    Rebecca

Thanks Rebbeca. I’ve appreciate very much your way to explain. Thanks againn.

Adi2018

Zero-sum and Win-Win situation come from Game Theory, just to let y’all know!!!

ManoloWhite4real

I’ve got 10|10. Thank you Rebbeca

Zanat

Thank you Rebecca.

Tyrion

Thank you very much, teacher…!!

Jakub Alvarez

Thank you Rebecca

Kefo

Thank you for your teaching, Rebecca! But I have a question for you. Which one is correct in the below sentences? If different, would you let me know what the different meanings are?

I am going to school.
I am going to go to school.

ShinHun Kang

    I am going to school means that you are doing this right now.

    I am going to go to school means you are planning to do this (go to school).

    panda7

Thank you Rebecca! It was great and very useful!
Looking forward to the next one!

Ligia Yukumoto

thanks so much!

VietNam1984

Thanks Ms. Rebecca!

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    stasklev

Hi Rebecca, it’s an interesting lesson and study english with you is always a piece of cake. :)

Leandro Cleber

    Thanks, Leandro! Smart use of the expression. All the best to you.

    Rebecca

I got 9 correct out 9
Yeeah
It’s a lucky break

bassimsennai

    Me too

    david Farzi

100)) I found this lesson very useful. And thanks to your explanation everythink seems like a piece of cake.

Mir Murad

Thanks a lot Rebecca!!!

knopfler86

Very interesting lesson, Rebecca. I got 9 correct out of 9.

Wilian da Cruz

Thank youbfor your teaching😊

Zelo

Excellent lesson! Extremely useful. Thanks!

zigmund

thank Rebecca!

Anh Ngoc Dinh

Thankyou mam, very knowledgeable session

Hemant Rawat

Thank you Rebecca! Taking a good care of kids and teach them how to protect themselves of religions is a win win situation for the hole world.

soozi

    whole world*

    soozi

Are common expressions that, sometimes can be written with other words, but having the same sense
For exemplo : ‘ A piece of cake’ in Brazil we say ‘papaya with sugar” when as to do something is easy, one task easy

Thanks ma’am

Roberto

    or in Persian laungage,same the drinking of water

    david Farzi

the lesson is superb really enjoyed it. more lesson

Yusufj7

Dear Rebecca! Thanks for your lesson!
I know it’s besides the point of this lesson but I ask you to explain it. In the first paragraph of your lesson you used an expression “kind of has”. I encounter it fhor the second time and cannot find explanation and meaning of it. Thanks in advance.

Felixbor

Good video – as usual. Thank you!
It’s interesting to learn some opposite expressions to those you already know and which are very often used.

panda7

A great lesson!

Chris101

I think in an any battle only one side will win. so there is no place where both sides lost

axmedtaar

    Hmmm…There is another English expression, a “Pyrrhic victory”, about a fight that neither side really wins. It comes from a story about a Greek king, Pyrrhus, who won a battle, but all his best soldiers were killed and there was no one to replace them. So you could say that a Pyrrhic victory is one situation where there are no winners.

    engVid Moderator

Thank you a lot 👍😀
Did I say right ? Or Thanks a lot

Reynalda

I’ve got 10|10. Thank you Rebbeca

yssenol

Thank you Teacher Rebbeca for your english lesson today.
I hope you will do more lessons and quiz for me in future.So that I can do practice more in understanding english lessons.

S Chit Chit Win

Rebecca You’ve done a great job as usual! :)

kolcuogluozan

Nine out of nine it`s really fantastic

gatevisa64

Thanks for this and really appreciated the way you teach us plus the quiz.

aweisabdelah

This lesson was very helpful to me, and i got a full mark in the quiz.
Thank you so much for your hard working, you’re a good teacher.
Keep the good work up.

Shahad

thank you so much for your teaching

Abdifatah@

Very good thanks

Noha eldeeb

Thank you so much.

Lhenz20

Thank you so much

kheireddine007

Wahhh 100%

Dregeaian05

thank you very much it fun to watch you teaching

reda el

Thank you

Biju paulose

Watching your great lesson is a lucky break for my efforts in learning English. It did help me a lot. Due to your exciting video, improving English now likes a piece of cake for me. After all, I got enough skill to have a safe bet in getting a good job. Thanks!

nguyenducsang

    Thanks so much and good job! I wish you all the best in the future, my friend.

    Rebecca

Gr8 lession.

lalit18276

💯 thank you Rebecca.All your videos help me a lot to understand English,write and pronuncition.I know that I need to improve my English, but with you videos and advices I will.Thank you again ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reynalda

That was a great lesson. I have hope that will be useful in the future and whole business vocabulary will be a piece of cake for me. Not like now, then all this phrazes are an uphill battle.

pa1nman

I got 100…. Its just a piece of cake after I listened to rebecca…

Jessica Sison

It’s a very helpful lesson for our English learners. Rebecca, thank you for your hard working. I will keep going on learning it.

Louis Liu 0707

I got100 I am doing well and thank you

Mahrousazzam

While it could be easy to get disappointed about life because many times it could become an uphill battle there is always a possibility you can face a lucky breack.

jmastula

Thank you.

BN Nacima

8-9 ;) the first question haved doubts between a or b… but i scored 9 so :D , thank you teacher

sepich16

thank you 9 by 9 piece of cake

robinko

Just out of curiosity, the expression “a zero-sum game” comes from the (academic field of) game theory: it’s a game where the sum of gains (represented by positive numbers) and losses (represented by negative numbers) for all players, in each possible outcome of the game, equals to zero (additionally, a game where that sum is a constant can also be seen as zero-sum game).

Pedro

its good learning

srinath1973

Hi, I’m just trying to start but all the videos I open were changed to a different web site or somewhere else maybe they are only available with subscription in Youtube. The company I work with does not allow to open Youtube. Is there any other way to access the classes? Thanks. Nicolas

Nicolas1x

It’s a lucky break to me that I’m here to learn english, tanks from engvid and u teachers.

Bahman samim

Thanks for this lesson!! It’s very useful!

Carlos Helder

Thank you Rebecca!
I got all

ktjami

Learning English is a long shot.

yaitali

Hi Rebecca, im looking for an IELTS teacher who could help me in my essay writing. Please tell me how to enroll in your class.

iamrona

I want to know if these expressions are litterary used or not???

Tigran.Tsaturyan

That’s a lucky break happened because I’m here to learn English.
Thank you Engvid and Rebecca

Khader955

Thank you Rebecca thats realy great.

zerit

getting better and better everyday thanks to you Rebecca

Alibirgun

Tkanks Rebecca!With your way to teach, my project to Speak and understand English fluently will be a piece of cake

Assyo Fidele

thank you Rebecca.because of you that was a biece of cake for me :=)

Abedmak

Although I have a mistake, you are amazing

Maysoono

you are very good!thank you

adi3.5

Very clear explanation. Thank you

Rehulina sitepu

I’m going through an uphill battle now, struggling with my minithesis to graduate from a university.

Astri

Dear Rebecca,
You have the wisdom of making learning English a piece of cake. This lesson was amazing.

Irmaisaac29

understanding the lesson was a piece of cake thank u so much

Marouan Tirichen

Thank you so much for the time you spend teaching others. it has really helped me much.

Fredrick Banda

Thank you so much!

Aziz Tlektes

9/9 great lesson. Thank you

Mauiktan

Thanks for the lesson

Shivarajuhp

thank you, that was an excellent video, i have learned too much. i really appreciative.

Oliverio1976

I got 9 correct out of 9! Thank you Rebecca.

Davidku3937

thanks for all you useful lessons rebecca, helps me a lot.

johnny1234

thanks, u Rebecca.i have learned too much

Tito10

That is an uphill battle to improve communication skills. But it is significant to have them in order to be in a win-win situation with a carrier. Having excellent soft skills you will definitely never have a tough break.

tata.karpovych

Hey Teacher,

By listening you I began to believe one day I will speak like you :)

M Sarfraz

I with my business partner work in a win-win situation and our business flourishes.

Thank you for this knowledge, it was a piece of cake to me!

Kuyumbe

Hey all answers are correct it’s a win-win moment for me

veenashri

respected madam,
Thank You for teaching.

samhithyajatsh

The lesson was a piece of cake.

MohammedBenyahya

Hi It was a great learning experience.Thanks

Dinesh.javali

thanks for your lesson Rebecca. it is interesting and useful to me.

Michelle Fung

Thank you Rebecca,
English business is a piece of cake with you.

Abdelkadir. Koudjil

It is beneficial lesson, thank you very much. I have got 9 of 9.

Natalia52

Thanks I got 100% in this lesson. :)

McBernie

    Thanks Rebecca and EngVid.

    AKM Mostafa
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