Useful Words in English: Using the word “man” to express surprise

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Right now, I want to help you with a new word in English. Well, I don’t think it’s a new word cause I’m sure you already know this word.

The word is, “man.” Now, “man” means male, as in male and female. However, the word “man” can also be used as a word of surprise or if you’re amazed about something.

So, for example, if someone just won the lottery and they tell you: “Hey, I won the lottery!” You can say, “Man! That’s great!”

Or, if it’s really hot outside… the temperature is high and you’re sweating, you could say, “Man, it’s hot outside.” Or, let’s say that someone tells you

 

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