Lesson Number: 262

1. Main Lesson

Loneliness is on the rise during pandemic

Alone and lonely aren’t the same: navigating loneliness during a pandemic

Whether you’re at-home quarantined with your family, alone in your apartment, or just seeing the same small group of people at work from six feet away, everyone is likely seeing fewer people than normal. Weeks of social isolation has caused a surge in feelings of loneliness, but scientists have some tips to make people feel less lonely. Plus, learn the English expression “set in.”

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2. Expression

Set in

When something “sets in,” it begins and is likely to continue for a while.

3. Video lesson

4. Learn the Lingo

Under one roof

If a group of things or people are all “under one roof,” they are all at the same location.