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Idiom Powerpoint


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Idiom Powerpoint

  1. 1. Should You Believe Everything You Read or Hear?
  2. 2. It’s raining cats and dogs
  3. 3. <ul><li>Do you </li></ul><ul><li>believe that? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>say it, </li></ul>it has been written in books!
  5. 5. <ul><li>Are they lying? </li></ul><ul><li>Do they mean it literally? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>No, they are making a point, exaggerating </li></ul><ul><li>the point by use of idioms </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Idiom - phrases that mean more than their words put together. If you take them word for word, they might not make much sense! </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Do you like my backpack it cost an arm and a leg . </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>An arm </li></ul><ul><li>and leg </li></ul>A large amount of money =
  10. 10. <ul><li>There’s a big test tomorrow, I need to hit the books . </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Hit the books = To study hard </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Ms. Merendino is absent today because she is under the weather . </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Under the weather = Feeling sick </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>So can you believe everything you </li></ul><ul><li>read or hear? </li></ul>