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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 61: My two cents worth.<br />Meaning: My humble opinion.<br />Idiom 62: Hang out.<br />Meaning: Be together, spend time with each other.<br />Idiom 63: Change of heart.<br />Meaning: A changed opinion.<br />Idiom 64: Get something off your chest.<br />Meaning: Explain something that is bothering you.<br />Idiom 65: Don't count your chickens before the egg has hatched.<br />Meaning: Do not make plans for something that might happen.<br />
  4. 4. Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 66: A chip on his shoulder.<br />Meaning: He is angry about something.<br />Idiom 67: Come full circle.<br />Meaning: A process has been completed<br />Idiom 68: Squeaky clean.<br />Meaning: Legitimate and proper.<br />Idiom 69: In the clear.<br />Meaning: Out of trouble.<br /> <br />Idiom 70: Steer clear of.<br />Meaning: Avoid.<br />
  5. 5. Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 71: Round the clock.<br />Meaning: All day.<br />Idiom 72: Turn the clock back.<br />Meaning: Go back in time.<br /> <br />Idiom 73: Like clockwork.<br />Meaning: With mechanical efficiency.<br /> <br />Idiom 74: Wake up and smell the coffee.                                           <br />Meaning: Think more realistically. <br />Idiom 75: The other side of the coin.                                                 <br />Meaning: Another version of a story or event.<br />
  6. 6. Some of the most common Idioms used, are:<br />Idiom 76: Left out in the cold.                                                       <br />Meaning: Left unaided or unprotected.<br />Idiom 77: With flying colors.                                                <br />Meaning: With enthusiasm and exuberance.<br />Idiom 78: Scraped by.                                                                 <br />Meaning: Have just enough but not more.<br />Idiom 79: A tough cookie.                                                             <br />Meaning: A stubborn strong person.<br />Idiom 80: Keep your cool.                                                           <br />Meaning: Do not become upset.<br />
  7. 7. PRACTICE IDIOMS<br />Exercises<br />
  8. 8. Practice IDIOMS!!<br />Match these extra idioms with their definitions:<br />5<br />2<br />7<br />6<br />1<br />3<br />4<br />8<br />4<br />7<br />1<br />6<br />8<br />2<br />3<br />5<br />
  9. 9. Complete the sentence with the correct IDIOM:<br />WE CHECKED ALL OF HER REFERENCES. SHE IS _3_____________________________.<br />SHE IS NOT VERY NICE. I THINK WE SHOULD _5____________________________HER.<br />THE SALMON HAS RETURNED TO THE PLACE WHERE IT ORIGINALLY HATCHED. ITS LIFE CYCLE HAS _2____________________________.<br />I DON'T KNOW WHY HE IS SO UNHAPPY. HE SEEMS TO HAVE _1____________________________. <br />HIS INNOCENCE HAS BEEN PROVEN. HE IS _4____________________________.<br />Idiom 66: A chip on his shoulder.<br />Idiom 67: Come full circle.<br />Idiom 68: Squeaky clean.<br />Idiom 69: In the clear.<br />Idiom 70: Steer clear of.<br />
  10. 10. Match the IDIOM with the correct DEFINITION:<br />IDIOM<br />Idiom 71: Round the clock.<br />Idiom 72: Turn the clock back.<br /> <br />Idiom 73: Like clockwork.<br /> <br />Idiom 74: Wake up and smell the coffee.                                           <br />Idiom 75: The other side of the coin.  <br />MEANING<br />Think more realistically. <br />Go back in time.<br />All day.<br />Another version of a story or event.<br />With mechanical efficiency.<br />
  11. 11. Try to find the IDIOM meaning:<br />If it's "safe and sound", it's ___.
a. not allowed
b. beautiful
c. not harmed
<br />If someone says "same here", they are ___.
a. agreeing
b. arguing
c. disagreeing
<br />To "screw up" is to ___.
a. do it perfectly
b. make a mess
c. go higher and higher<br />If you are "sick and tired", you are ___.
a. exasperated
b. jealous
c. angry<br />If you are "stuck up", you are ___.
a. snobbish
b. in trouble
c. problematical
<br />When it's "fair and square" it's ___.
a. unusual
b. confused
c. honest
<br />To "face the music" means ___.
a. accept your punishment
b. listen carefully
c. ask a lot of questions<br />To "call it a day" means ___.
a. to quit
b. it becomes evening
c. to say good morning<br />