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Educational channel devoted to learning English language.

Our chat: @violachat

Feedback: @digital_admin
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anxiety = a state of uneasiness or tension caused by fear of possible future misfortune, danger = worry
(or: intense desire, eagerness)
Laura came into the room, as pale as a ghost. "What happened?" her friends gasped.
Good night.
Yep, it means «to undergo surgery».
It also works for things, like here:
"The blender stopped working again today—it must be on its last legs".
Continuing our topic of the week:
ex.: «The English have raised the simple act of making a cup of tea to a fine art».
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Hey, guys!

It's high time you watched Steve Jobs' Speech at Stanford Commencement Address!

Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life's setbacks -- including death itself -- at the university's 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005. https://youtu.be/K688lOpHaXU
Our "motivating" topic is continued by this idiom.
Motivation by @gudim_public
"Is the glass half empty or half full?" is a common expression, a proverbial phrase, generally used rhetorically to indicate that a particular situation could be a cause for optimism (half full) or pessimism (half empty).
Well...
That's what we adore.
Hey, guys!

Our channel remained silent for a while. The reason for this nonsense is that we were preparing some major changes here. The announcement is coming, yet here is the beginning.

Let's begin with our chat@violachat. Yep, we do have a chat with somewhat 600 thousand messages sent that is featured by Combot as one of the most active Telegram chats in English.

We are proud of the chat but we need to advance. We need topics for conversations, we need moderators and mentors. If you ever wanted to become an admin in our chat — don't hesitate to write @tonyprots with a #ViolaAdmin tag.

We expect a brief story from each of the candidates: who are you, what is your experience of studying English, why on Earth you started learning it and still carry on, what exams have you passed and finally, why on Earth you wish to become an admin.

We expect you to be a patient, outgoing and responsible person. We expect it to be a lot of fun.

Join @violachat and stay hungry, updates are coming.
«I love chatting up tourists visiting our city, it gives you such diverse and interesting perspectives!»

However, you should be careful as there is also another meaning:
To engage in flirtatious conversation with someone, usually in pursuit of romantic or sexual purposes.
«I was chatting up this cute guy at the bar last night and managed to get his phone number! I hate when people chat me up in bars. I just want to have a nice time out with my friends!»