Feb 05

Learn British English Free (video): “Grand” and “Smashing” (Key Vocabulary)

This is a Learn British English Free lesson in which Chris explains the British use of words “grand” and “smashing” with examples.

Grand = £1,000

“My motorbike set me back four grand.” (no “s” in the plural)

“He’s on 28 grand a year.”


Grand = very good; fine

“How are you?” “I’m grand, thank you.”

“Would you like some milk and sugar in your tea?” “Aye – that would be grand, ta.”


Grand = smashing = very positive adjective / exclamation:


Smashing! (before a noun or standing alone)


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