Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

English phrasal verbs lazy colleague

Do you know anyone who’s lazy?

Are there any areas in your life in which you are lazy?

Do you have a colleague who is lazy?

If you do, then you might want to know how to talk about this person.

Today we’ll show you natural English phrasal verbs to talk about a colleague who is lazy in English.

Hi guys, I just discovered your podcasts and I think its really usefull for all of us that always wonder how to speak naturally and how to connect! Thanks! Anyway I have a strange question, I heard someone using the word sloopy when refering to sort of lazy people. What does it actually mean and what other words we could use instead. Thanks



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Ways to describe someone who is lazy:

  • Lazy
  • Lethargic, sluggish (physically)
  • To engage in social loafing
  • To blow something off
  • To put something off
  • To procrastinate
  • To slack off


Listen to the episode to hear more examples on how to use these words.

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