Match the verbs in (A) to the verbs that
followed by, in (B).
There are more than one possible
1. Catch in mind
2. Come up
3. Get a rest
4. Have on
5. Keep married
Multi word unit or
They are groups of
more than one word
which can function as
a meaningful unit
with fixed or semi
e.g: He was walking on
the road, when
someone shot him. That was out of
e.g: A: "I wish he'd get lost and
stop bothering me. I don't want to
talk to him!“
Guess the meaning of the following idioms by using the
1) Read someone's mind:……………………..
e.g: A: " I'll be you're thinking of what you're
going to have for dinner".
B: " Hey, did you read my mind?"
A: " No, I just know that you're always hungry and
lunch was several hours ago!
2) Get a kick out of something:…………………..
e.g: " I really get a kick out of listening to children
talk. They say some very funny things".
3) Hard feelings:……………
e.g: A: " I'm sorry that Jim got the
job instead of you".
B: " I have no hard feelings
toward him; I know that he had
e.g: " I don't think Julie will
change her mind. She is pretty
Q2) Are these idioms
fixed or semi-fixed?
Q3) Are they idiomatic?
e.g: Well and truly.
Fixed and Less idiomatic.
e.g: Year after year.
e.g: Lay off.
Laying more workers off.