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#1342 Indulge Me, Chill, Onus, Marmite Monument, Chips Joke
 
 
 
Hi, I’m Sarah, welcome to The Daily English Show.

Today we’re studying a song called Indulge Me by David Dallas.

This song is from an album called Something Awesome which won Best Urban/Hip Hop Album at the New Zealand Music Awards this year.



The song’s about a guy who’s interested in a girl and it sounds like they’re in a bar:

Do you wanna come (and) sit over here and chill?
See I got a friend that’ll serve us drinks until he gets off

To chill means to relax or hang out together.

So, he’s obviously interested in her and he wants to get to know her, but he doesn’t want to put too much pressure on her.

I put the onus against you, no stress though
You can make your mind up, what you wanna do
I’m doing me with this Heineken, till the night is done
But there’s no denying I like your company

Onus is a formal noun which means the responsibility for something.

In the song he says onus against, but onus is usually used with on.

For example: The onus is on employers to follow health and safety laws. 

Which means it’s the responsibility of the employers to follow the laws.

And in the song, he’s making it clear that he’s interested I her- there’s no denying I like your company - but he’s saying that it’s up to her to decide if she’s interested in him so they can take it further -I put the onus against you.



STICK NEWS

Kia ora in Stick News today a monument of a Marmite jar has been built in the UK.

British Marmite is made in a town in England called Burton.
They’ve just unveiled a 6 foot tall stone monument in the town.
The monument took 71 hours to carve and cost 15,000 pounds.

And that was Stick News for Friday the 22nd of October.
Kia ora.




It’ll be more popular than Big Ben!
hmm …
 
 
Word of the Day 

Today’s word is indulge.

Indulging is about allowing someone – yourself or someone else - to enjoy a desired pleasure

For example you can indulge in spending a lot of money, or eating cake.
That’s indulging in something.

But if you indulging sb it means you’re allowing them to enjoy a desired pleasure.

In today’s song, David Dallas sings:
I’d pay for a drink or two just get to know me
Don’t leave, no, no, no, you gotta indulge me

So he’s asking her to allow him the pleasure of getting to know her.

 
 
friday joke

How long will the chips be?
 
About 5cm each.
 
 
 
 
conversations with sarah
 
#863 Do you like Marmite?
 
Step 1: Repeat Aaron’s lines.
Step 2: Read Aaron’s lines and talk to Sarah.
 
Aaron Do you like Marmite?
 
Sarah Yeah, I do, but I eat New Zealand Marmite.
 
Aaron Is it different to English Marmite?
 
Sarah Yeah.
 
Aaron How different is it?
 
Sarah I’m not sure. I think I might have tried British Marmite in Japan once, but I can’t really remember what it tasted like.
 
 
 
ESL Video Quiz: #1342 Vocab
 
 
 
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Indulge Me by David Dallas - LYRICS
 
 
Ooooh, what a night this eve
With the homies Jordache and Aaron on the beat
It’s the C-O-N I, ain't come to play around
Steady trying to think, of a place we can take it now
Take it real slow, trying to be respectful too
So I just suggest it to you like
Do you wanna come sit over here and chill
See I got a friend that’ll serve us drinks until he gets off,
I kinda think that you’d be best off
Riding this thing out, there’ll be less cost
for you, and for me I get the bonus the best view
But I put the onus against you, no stress though
You can make your mind up, what you wanna do
I’m doin me with this Heineken, till the night is done
But theres no denying I like your company
 
Can I get ya name and ya number say
Can I get a smile on ya face I’d pay
For a drink or two just get to know me
Don’t leave, no, no, no, you gotta indulge me
 
Take a sip, go ahead
Nah I won’t take advantage if it go to your head
I’m opposed to that red wine
Just a little bit of that for me is bedtime
Won’t get ahead of myself
I’m tellin you I’m in for the long haul
Till the fat lady, singing the encore on tour ?
Oh you really wanna know
See I don’t think you do, you just really wanna show
That you ain’t no, no no young h-o
Trying hook up anything that’s in the place though
No you ain’t gotta worry bout that
Cause if I thought it, I wouldn’t really sit around and chat
So just sit around and lap the attention up,
And don’t worry ain’t nobody gotta mention us
That ascension buzz cause we on the up and up
So when you see me lookin maybe you could pucker up
 
Can I get ya name and ya number say
Can I get a smile on ya face I’d pay
For a drink or two just get to know me
Don’t leave, no, no, no, you gotta indulge me
 
It seems you’ve been playing around
Trying to figure out, how I get down
But you know, know
It’s sweet if you stay right here
You got no idea
But I’ll show you though, I hope you know
 
Can I get ya name and ya number say
Can I get a smile on ya face I’d pay
For a drink or two just get to know me
Don’t leave, no, no, no, you gotta indulge me
 
 
 
links

music
 
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track: freedom
from: Rieti, Italy
 

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