Fly on the Wall

Welcome to English in a minute!A fly is an insect with wings.They are very small and hard to notice.But,why would a person want to be a fly on the wall?Listen listen:Fly on the wall.My roommate was breaking up with her boyfriend.Oh no,that’s too bad.Were they talking really loudly?No,not really.I was trying to listen from the other room.I really wish I could’ve been a fly on the wall for that conversation.A fly on the wall is someone who wants to listen to other people’s conversations,without being noticed.People often say they wish they could be a fly on the wall for interesting meetings or discussions.And that’s English in a minute!

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