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moves • release • night away
blast out • monster at
  1. Just forget about your problems and dance the .
  2. His dance are very interesting, but it looks like he's have a good time.
  3. You are a real sand volleyball.
  4. Exercise is a good stress .
  5. When you drive by yourself you can really your music and sing along.
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Mixer #96 Are you a good dancer?

Several people discuss how good of a dancer they are and where they like to dance.

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I have some moves.

Good dancers have cool 'moves' they do on the dance floor.  Notice the following:

  1. He's got some great moves.
  2. Where did you learn those moves?

stress release



Dancing is a big stress release.

Anything that is a 'stress release' helps us to relax.  Notice the following:

  1. For me, jogging is a good stress release.
  2. The most popular stress release in Japan has got to be karaoke!

dance the night away


I love to just dance the night away.

The phrase 'dance the night away' talks about going to a dance club and having a lot of fun.  Notice the following:

  1. They met at the club and danced the night away.
  2. Sometimes I grab my iPod and dance the night away in my room.

blast out


I like to blast out my favorite songs.

When we 'blast out' music, that means we play it at high volume.  Notice the following:

  1. My parents hate it when I blast out my music.
  2. We blast out dance music in aerobics class.

a monster at


I am a monster at Dance Dance Revolution.

'A monster at' something is someone who is really good.  Notice the following:

  1. I'm a monster at Guitar Hero.
  2. He's a monster game player.