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• Burns Night celebrates the birth of the poet Robert
Burns. It is one of most important nights in Scotland.
• For many Scots, Burns supper is the most good event of
• Usually more late it gets, more noisy it gets.
• The speech before the toast was funnyest I have ever
• The music was more loud that last year.
• The celebration was more lively one I’ve ever been to.
• Outside it was just as chilly than last year.
• Next year I’ll leave more early. I couldn’t get hold of a
• Fiesta Broadway in Los Angeles is ……………. (by far/
large) Cinco de Mayo celebration in the USA.
• This year it was ……………. (much/crowded) than it was
• This year’s parade was ……………. (not quite/long) as
• The costumes were ……………. (a lot/ colourful) than
• The food is ……………. (far/spicy) than I remembered.
• I tried ……………. (easily/mild) dish, and it made my
Complete the idiomatic expressions. Use the pictures to help you.
As deaf as …
As busy as …
As blind as …
As easy as …
As old as …
As black as…
As poor as…
As mad as …
As happy as…
As cold as …
As hungry as …
As clear as …
As free as …
As sick as ….
As pale as …
As stubborn as …
As light as …
As large as …