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7 Ways to Talk Like Shakespeare

7 Ways to Talk Like Shakespeare

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7 Ways to Talk Like Shakespeare

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You Can Talk Like Shakespeare

Spice up your conversation by talking like one of your favorite characters in a Shakespeare play. You can use:

  • Famous phrases like "pound of flesh" from the Merchant of Venice to describe revenge.
  • Specific words like "quake" to describe a tremble or shake.

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All's well that ends well

Origin: All's Well that Ends Well (Shakespeare play)

Meaning: Risk is OK as long as sit turns out well in the end.

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It's all Greek to me

Origin: Julius Caesar (Shakespeare play)

Meaning: It can't be understood.

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To be or not to be

To be or not to be, that is the question.

Origin: Hamlet (Shakespeare play)

Meaning: What's better . . . to live or die?

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Off with his head

Origin: Henry VI Part III (Shakespeare play) and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll book)

Meaning: Chop off his head.

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All that glitters

All that glitters is not gold.

Origin: The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare play) included the phrase "All that glisters is not gold."

Meaning: Shiny and attractive is not always valuable.

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Makes your hair stand on end

Origin: Hamlet (Shakespeare play)

Meaning: Something that is scary.

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A rose by any other name

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.

Origin: Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare play)

Meaning: The name of something is not as important as what it is.

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