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Group 7<br />10 Idioms<br />*Raisa*Affren*Sobree*Bruno*Marisa<br />
Idiom : (on the) cutting edge - using the most recent technology.<br />Example: "The university's computer lab is (on the)...
Pull an all-nighter:study or work all night without getting any sleep.<br />Example : A: "You look really tired."B: "I am....
Idiom: feel blue -feel sad and depressed.<br />Example : "I'm feeling blue because Mummy haven’t hug me for  a long, long ...
Mean: A task that can be 		  	  	     accomplished very easily.<br />Examples: Kassim did the task just 		     like a piec...
A Leopard Can't Change   His Spots<br />Mean: You cannot change who you are.<br />Example:Abu: I want to be a girl.<br />A...
A Taste Of Your Own Medicine<br />Mean: When you are mistreated the same 	    way you mistreat others.<br />Example: Abu: ...
Hit The Bull's-Eye<br />Meaning: Hit the very center of a circular 			target. <br />Example: The archer hit the bull's-eye...
Lead A Dog's Life <br />Meaning:  Lead a drab or boring <br />			 life.<br />Example:  Abu really lead a dog’s life, he is...
Make A Mountain   Out Of A Molehill<br />Meaning: Make a major issue <br />		out of a minor one; to exaggerate 		the impor...
Monkey Business  <br />Meaning: Silly behavior or <br />		dishonest behavior .<br />Example: If children get up to monkey ...
Play Cat And Mouse<br />Meaning: To defeat someone by tricking 			them into making a mistake so 			that you have an advant...
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  1. 1. Group 7<br />10 Idioms<br />*Raisa*Affren*Sobree*Bruno*Marisa<br />
  2. 2. Idiom : (on the) cutting edge - using the most recent technology.<br />Example: "The university's computer lab is (on the) cutting edge. It hasall the latest hardware and software."<br />
  3. 3. Pull an all-nighter:study or work all night without getting any sleep.<br />Example : A: "You look really tired."B: "I am. I pulled an all-nighter to get ready for the meeting this morning."<br />
  4. 4. Idiom: feel blue -feel sad and depressed.<br />Example : "I'm feeling blue because Mummy haven’t hug me for a long, long time."<br />
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  6. 6. Mean: A task that can be accomplished very easily.<br />Examples: Kassim did the task just like a piece of cake.<br />
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  8. 8. A Leopard Can't Change His Spots<br />Mean: You cannot change who you are.<br />Example:Abu: I want to be a girl.<br />Ali: You can’t change your gender, just like a leopard can’t change his spots!<br />
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  10. 10. A Taste Of Your Own Medicine<br />Mean: When you are mistreated the same way you mistreat others.<br />Example: Abu: I’m so happy today, because I hit Omar just now.<br />Ali: You must remember, someday you will get a taste of your own medicine.<br />
  11. 11. Hit The Bull's-Eye<br />Meaning: Hit the very center of a circular target. <br />Example: The archer hit the bull's-eye three times in a row. I didn't hit the bull's- eye even once.<br />
  12. 12. Lead A Dog's Life <br />Meaning: Lead a drab or boring <br /> life.<br />Example: Abu really lead a dog’s life, he is works all the time in office, no entertainment and he never went to overseas for travel.<br />
  13. 13. Make A Mountain Out Of A Molehill<br />Meaning: Make a major issue <br /> out of a minor one; to exaggerate the importance of something. <br />Example: Abu like to make a mountain out of a molehill, he always likes to enlarge the small issue.<br />
  14. 14. Monkey Business  <br />Meaning: Silly behavior or <br /> dishonest behavior .<br />Example: If children get up to monkey business, they are behaving naughtily or mischievously. This is the same as 'monkeying around'.<br />
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  16. 16. Play Cat And Mouse<br />Meaning: To defeat someone by tricking them into making a mistake so that you have an advantage over them.<br />Example: The famous actress spent a large proportion of the week playing cat and mouse with the press because he want to become more famous.<br />
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