Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

to boot

to boot
Meaning(s)
1) as well as, in addition to
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • I won free cinema tickets and free snacks to boot.
  • Analysis
    The phrase 'to boot' is a slang phrase meaning as well as or in addition to. This is an American expression often used in social and informal contexts. It is often used to describe something that is part of a package or offered free with the purchase of another thing.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. He is very good looking and smart to boot.
    2. My aunt said we could stay in her holiday home in Turkey, and use her boat to boot!
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. I enjoy working with William, he has a keen eye for detail, a very scientific mind and he is funny to boot.
    2. We have a lot to get through in this meeting and we need to talk about the staff party to boot!
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