early on = early; at the beginning of something.
Early on in their relationship, Donna and Bill ate lunch together every day.
|(Read more about Donna and Bill in the Red Level Reading Room.)|
easygoing = relaxed; not worried; calm
Rupert is such an easygoing boss. All the employees like to talk to him, and best of all, he never gets mad when we make mistakes.
eat away at = to cause trouble, create worries.
Problems at work are eating away at him so much, he can’t sleep at night.
Don’t let your daily worries eat away at you. Take one day at a time.
eat out = eat at a restaurant
eat in = eat at home
He eats out a lot because he works late at night. Eating in is healthier.
eat up = eat everything
This boy is going to eat up all these french fries before his brother has a chance to eat any.
end up = finish; final destination or result. Also, end up with
Originally, they had planned to go out to eat, but then they ended up watching TV.
He ended up with a good wife who always supported him.
every other = to skip one and go to the next.
Every other month, she has to see her doctor. (January, March, May, July, etc.)
Every other day, I have to work late. (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc. )
Look at the pictures on this page. Every other picture is a cartoon.