English expression – ‘Beat the heat’

On Friday we reviewed superlatives:
Click image for Friday’s post!

Today lets use an expression that talks about the (HOT!) weather.
Beat the heat!

The verb beat can mean to overcome or defeat someone or something in a game or battle.

“Germany beat Argentina in the final game of the FIFA 2014 World Cup.”

So can you guess what beat the heat means? It means to defeat or overcome hot weather! To keep cool when the weather is very hot.

Click the image for an English news story about how to beat the heat. (Advanced)

Tokyo is very hot in the summer, but I think some of my blog readers live in places that are even hotter! Tell us how you beat the heat in the comments below!

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