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Aim High

To aim, to tune, to intend, to really mean something. The Hebrew equivalent of these verbs all come from the root כ.ו.נ, a root which has many interesting uses in our spoken language

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Which Direction Is the Wind Blowing?

The Hebrew word כיוון means direction but it’s got many different uses. In this episode, Guy talks about wind direction, career trajectory, prayer orientation and so much more

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Hide and Go Seek

What do we say to someone really tall who is sitting in front of us in the movie theater? And how do spies communicate with each other? Guy explains the Hebrew root ח.ב.א

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See You at the Protests

In Hebrew, הפגנה is a demonstration. Israelis are very diligent protesters and demonstrators. Guy explains how to use the root פגנ to its fullest

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Dear Inspector

This episode is about the Hebrew root פקח. We call parking enforcement officers פקחי חניה. What might you say to one to get out of a parking ticket? And what does this root have to do with kosher certificates?

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Danger Zone

There are so many סכנות, dangers, in everyday life. How do we say, “it’s not worth the risk,” in Hebrew? And what does the Japanese word for fish have anything to do with taking risks?

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Have You Been Working Out?

What Hebrew words and phrases do you need to know when looking for a new gym? How do we say fitness trainer, and what time is the best time to go to a gym?

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Exposing the Truth

The Hebrew word לחשוף is commonly used by archaeologists, journalists, dermatologists and… strippers. What does it mean? Guy explains

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You Don’t Want to Mess With Me

There are people you don’t want to mess with, and there are things you shouldn’t do because they’re a hassle. How do you say all this in Hebrew? Well, you’d use the עסק root, of course!

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The Deal of a Lifetime

In Hebrew עסקים means business. Today, Guy talks about the root עסק and introduces other nouns we should know. Bonus: What do you do when you see an unfamiliar transaction in your credit card statement?

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