Ethan
What is the different between "the bomb" and "a bomb"? 1. His latest movie is the bomb; 2. His latest movie is a real bomb
Jul 27, 2019 3:41 AM
Answers · 4
Oh, wow! “The bomb” means it’s excellent. “A bomb” means it’s really bad — a complete failure. Isn’t English crazy? These are slang expressions, and to be honest, I never say “the bomb”, and rarely say “a bomb”. Actually, “it bombed” sounds a little better to me. Maybe I’m just not cool :)
July 27, 2019
"the bomb"? Americans. Just avoid it if you can.
July 27, 2019
Thank you, Maryam. My actual question is on the below. Could you tell me the difference between these 2 examples?
July 27, 2019
I think it depends on the context you could say for example A-bomb explode or the bomb was diffuse right before it went off.
July 27, 2019
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