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IDIOMS<br />
What is an IDIOM?<br />An idiom is a phrase where the words together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary ...
Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 81: LOOSE YOUR COOLMeaning: Become upset<br />Idiom 82: IN A TIGHT CO...
Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 86: CROCODILE TEARSMeaning: Exaggerated of faked sympathy<br />Idiom ...
Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 91: IN THE DARKMeaning: Ignorant<br />Idiom 92: A SHOT IN THE DARKMea...
Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 96: MAKE SOMEONE'S DAYMeaning: Make someone happy<br />Idiom 97: WOUL...
PRACTICE IDIOMS<br />Exercises<br />
Practice IDIOMS!!<br />Complete the following idiomatic expressions: <br />We’ll have to leave sooner<br />forward to.<br ...
Comparison with AS … AS<br />NA<br />rock<br />healthy<br />baby<br />oak tree<br />as cold as ice<br />as deaf as a rock<...
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  1. 1. IDIOMS<br />
  2. 2. What is an IDIOM?<br />An idiom is a phrase where the words together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary definitions of the individual words. <br />It has a meaning that is commonly understood by speakers of the language.<br />
  3. 3. Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 81: LOOSE YOUR COOLMeaning: Become upset<br />Idiom 82: IN A TIGHT CORNERMeaning: Without any good options<br />Idiom 83: A COUCH POTATOMeaning: A lazy person<br />Idiom 84: TAKE ITS COURSEMeaning: A situation develops naturally<br />Idiom 85: UP THE CREEKMeaning: In trouble<br />
  4. 4. Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 86: CROCODILE TEARSMeaning: Exaggerated of faked sympathy<br />Idiom 87: WHEN IT COMES TO THE CRUNCHMeaning: When there are no more possibilities<br />Idiom 88: A FAR CRY FROMMeaning: Very different from<br />Idiom 89: OFF-THE-CUFFMeaning: Without research, planning or considering<br />Idiom 90: CAN'T CUT ITMeaning: Cannot do it<br />
  5. 5. Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 91: IN THE DARKMeaning: Ignorant<br />Idiom 92: A SHOT IN THE DARKMeaning: A guess<br />Idiom 93: CALL IT A DAYMeaning: Stop<br />Idiom 94: LATE IN THE DAYMeaning: Too late or almost too late<br />Idiom 95: IN BROAD DAYLIGHTMeaning: Without trying to hide<br />
  6. 6. Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 96: MAKE SOMEONE'S DAYMeaning: Make someone happy<br />Idiom 97: WOULDN'T BE CAUGHT DEADMeaning: That someone would never do something specific<br />Idiom 98: GET A RAW DEALMeaning: Receives less than what is deserved<br />Idiom 99: RUNS DEEPMeaning: Firmly established<br />Idiom 100: OUT OF YOUR DEPTHMeaning: Beyond your existing knowledge or ability <br />
  7. 7. PRACTICE IDIOMS<br />Exercises<br />
  8. 8. Practice IDIOMS!!<br />Complete the following idiomatic expressions: <br />We’ll have to leave sooner<br />forward to.<br />The joke was<br />with fire.<br />You shouldn’t play<br />or later.<br />as a dog.<br />The teacher wanted all eyes<br />on the board.<br />The runner ran out<br />of her lungs.<br />Summer vacation is something<br />I’m looking<br />He was sick<br />on me.<br />The cheerleader screamed <br />at the top <br />of steam.<br />
  9. 9. Comparison with AS … AS<br />NA<br />rock<br />healthy<br />baby<br />oak tree<br />as cold as ice<br />as deaf as a rock<br />NA<br />as pleased as a baby<br />as healthy as an oak tree<br />as clear as mud<br />as black as coal<br />
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