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Idioms dictionary2013

  1. 1. MiraCosta College Noncredit ESL Level 7 Summer 2013 Instructor: Kristi Reyes
  2. 2. By Gina Ayoub Blanca Felix 7/24/13 ESL Level 7
  3. 3. Blanca, we need to go to the post office. Ok, Gina just give me a few minutes.
  4. 4. Blanca, sorry I have waited for you for 35 minutes, will you lend me your ear, please? because the post office has almost closed. Oh, I forget you’re right will go.
  5. 5. Blanca, I think you’re head over heels. Wow, its true I find myself thinking about my boyfriends.
  6. 6. Gina, how do you know I have a lot of boyfriends? Oh, a little birdie told me.
  7. 7. Maybe one of my angry boyfriends huh?. Yes, I think he had a cow.
  8. 8.  Head Over Hells:  Very excited and/or joyful, especially when in love.  Lend me your ear:  To politely ask for someone’s full attention.  A little birdie told me:  An unnamed person tells you about another.  He had a cow:  Become very upset or angry.
  9. 9. Idioms Project Minjung and Arash Summer 2013
  10. 10. Hey Minjung, I’m going to see Ehsan.
  11. 11. Uh, there he’s coming, speak of the devil. I thought you guys had an argument.
  12. 12. Uh, now we’re ok, we buried the hatchet.
  13. 13. Oh nice, that’s good, Aren’t you guys hungry? Let’s grab a bite!
  14. 14. Let’s go. Let’s go
  15. 15. I heard you had an interview to become a journalist!
  16. 16. Uh, yeah. You know, the pen is always mightier than sword.
  17. 17. But I’m a little nervous if I can do it well or not.
  18. 18. Don’t worry, just make sure you dot you i’s and cross your t’s!
  19. 19. • Speak of the devil: It is used when an object of discussion unexpectedly becomes present during the conversation. • Burry the hatchet: to agree that you will forget about arguments and disagreements with someone • Grab a bite: to get something to eat • The pen in always mightier than sword: thinking and writing have more influence on people and events than the use of force or violence Reason • Dot your i’s and cross your t’s: pay great of attention to small details in order to complete something.
  21. 21. Yes, Pedro told me yesterday.
  22. 22. Ok, What kind of food are you going to cook? I will cook traditional Polish plate
  23. 23. Remember nobody talk to Maria I asked her if she likes Polish food
  24. 24. Oh, come on ! I’m very angry with you Ok , I’m sorry
  25. 25. Yes, I forgive you because we are going to enjoy the party
  26. 26.  LET THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG = The secret is given away.  BURY THE HATCHET = To make up with a friend after they fight or argue.
  27. 27. Hey Martin!!! What are you doing now? He always looks like a couch potato !!! ① ②
  28. 28. Ohhh!!!Come on daddd… I’m going to play on the computer. ② ① Have you cleaned your room?
  29. 29. Not yet mom… ① ② You can’t teach an old dog new tricks !!!
  30. 30. You must clean your room and then you can play. ① ② Don’t bother me mommm, I’ m sick as a dog!
  31. 31. ① ②I’ll do that tomorrow night.! Tomorrow night!!! Yeah, when pigs fly!!!
  32. 32. IDIOMS couch potato A lazy individual addicted to television watching. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks !!! It’s difficult to make someone change that way do something when they have been doing it the same way for a long time. I’m sick as a dog! Very ill, especially from a stomach malady. when pigs fly!!! You will not get something when you want it or someone doesn't want something for you.
  33. 33. Idioms project 2013 Blanca and Aracely
  34. 34. Blanca did you go to buy groceries this week? I don’t see any fruit in the basket! Oh! No I bought everything but fruit, I’m broke.
  35. 35. Come on Blanca you should buy some fruit! Remember: An apple a day keeps the doctor away! Are you mad at me because I didn’t buy fruit. Unfortunately, I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth.
  36. 36. Oh! No you just told me that you don’t have enough money, but I can lend some money to you .can you go to the store and buy fruit please? I can’t go right now . The weather is terrible it is raining cats and dogs!