Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

One listener asked us how to use the word “figure” so today we’ll show you how to use it in real English conversations.

Our listener said that he was confused about all of the different ways to use this word.

Today we’ll show you five of the most common ways to use it.


5 Ways to use “figure”:

#1) I figure- I think, I assume

#2) To figure out- To seek out and find information,

#3) To figure in- To account for, to consider something in an equation

#4) Your figure- Your body, your shape

#5) The figures- The numbers

#6) Go figure- It’s obvious, expected


Listen to the episode to see examples of how each phrase is used in a real English conversation.

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