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Get a load of this!

A row of milk churns loaded onto a lorry for transportation

A lorry full of milk churns, ready for transportation.

Today's Phrase

You say get a load of this when you want someone to pay attention to something exciting or interesting.

Examples:

Mike, get a load of this: our friend Frank is being interviewed on the TV news right now!

Get a load of this: I've just found out that our teacher used to be a professional footballer!

Take note

The phrase take a load off your feet means to sit down and relax.

Example:

William, you look exhausted. Come and sit here. Take a load off your feet.

Interesting fact

According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the USA, 85% of milk produced for human consumption comes from cows. However, buffalo, goat, sheep, camel, donkey, horse, reindeer and yak milk is also consumed by people around the world.

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