I was subbing for one of our trainers today who is on her honeymoon. My learner, Ms A, was telling me that she plays tennis and beach tennis on a regular basis. I told her that I hadn’t played tennis in ages and this is why the expression “I’m a little rusty!” came up.
Rusty is an adjective that is related to rust (i.e. corrosion). ‘I’m rusty’ means that I am out of practice.
Here is the expression in context:
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p.s. Great lesson with Ms A today! I’ve been teaching much more in the past few months. I’ve missed it!