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Chopping board [countable].   <ul><li>  British English; chopping block American English </li></ul><ul><li>a large piece o...
Cabbage .   <ul><li>cabbage </li></ul><ul><li>1 [uncountable and countable]  a large round vegetable with thick green or p...
Punch 01. <ul><li>punch </li></ul><ul><li>1 [countable] a quick strong hit made with your fist (=closed hand) punch in/on ...
Punch 02. <ul><li>2 [singular,uncountable] a strong effective way of expressing things that makes people interested: </li>...
Punch 03. <ul><li>5 a one-two punch </li></ul><ul><li>two bad events that happen close together:  A meteorite collided wit...
Turntable. <ul><li>turn‧ta‧ble  [countable] </li></ul><ul><li>1  the part of a stereo on which the record turns round </li...
Go down a treat 01. <ul><li>Meaning: If something  goes down a treat,  it's a great success and everyone enjoys it. </li><...
Go down a treat 02. <ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>The speech Lenny made at his daughter's wedding  went down a tr...
Go down a treat. 03. <ul><li>Quick Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>The band came back on stage and played one last song and it wen...
Veggie  01. <ul><li>Meaning: a vegetable </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>The meal was OK but we would've ...
Veggie 02. <ul><li>Quick Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>I love eating veggies, especially </li></ul><ul><li>A,.-chops and sausage...
Charge with. 01. <ul><li>Possible  Meaning: If someone is charged with a crime, they are officially accused of committing ...
Charge with.   02. <ul><li>Quick Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>Benny was charged with </li></ul><ul><li>A.-stealing money from t...
Empty vessels make the most noise. <ul><li>Possible interpretation:  Stupid people speak loudest. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: ...
Empty vessels make the most noise. <ul><li>c </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Empty vessels make the ...
Sources. <ul><li>http:// madremiraqueluna.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.englishclub.com </li></ul><ul><li>Longman Dic...
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07 16-2011 daily advanced cae and proficiency idioms, phrasal

  1. 1. Daily advanced cae and proficiency idioms, phrasal verbs, slang and sayings with pictures. BASIC VOCABULARY. 07-16-2011. BLOG WITH RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ENGLISH. http://www.madremiraqueluna.blogspot.com
  2. 2. Chopping board [countable]. <ul><li> British English; chopping block American English </li></ul><ul><li>a large piece of wood or plastic that you cut meat or vegetables on when you are cooking </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cabbage . <ul><li>cabbage </li></ul><ul><li>1 [uncountable and countable] a large round vegetable with thick green or purple leaves </li></ul><ul><li>2 [countable] British English informal someone who cannot think, move, speak etc as a result of brain injury [= vegetable] </li></ul>
  4. 4. Punch 01. <ul><li>punch </li></ul><ul><li>1 [countable] a quick strong hit made with your fist (=closed hand) punch in/on a punch in the kidneys </li></ul><ul><li>I managed to land a punch on his chin. </li></ul><ul><li>The two men started throwing punches (=trying to hit each other). </li></ul>
  5. 5. Punch 02. <ul><li>2 [singular,uncountable] a strong effective way of expressing things that makes people interested: </li></ul><ul><li>30 years after it was written, Orton's 'Entertaining Mr Sloane' still packs a punch. </li></ul><ul><li>3 [uncountable and countable] a drink made from fruit juice, sugar, water, and usually some alcohol: </li></ul><ul><li>a glass of hot punch </li></ul><ul><li>4 [countable] a metal tool for cutting holes or for pushing something into a small hole </li></ul>
  6. 6. Punch 03. <ul><li>5 a one-two punch </li></ul><ul><li>two bad events that happen close together: A meteorite collided with Earth at the same time, delivering a one-two punch to the magnetic field. </li></ul><ul><li>6 not pull any/your punches </li></ul><ul><li>to express disapproval or criticism clearly, without trying to hide anything: </li></ul><ul><li>The inquiry report doesn't pull any punches in </li></ul><ul><li>apportioning blame. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Turntable. <ul><li>turn‧ta‧ble  [countable] </li></ul><ul><li>1 the part of a stereo on which the record turns round </li></ul><ul><li>2 a large flat round surface on which railway engines are turned around </li></ul>
  8. 8. Go down a treat 01. <ul><li>Meaning: If something goes down a treat, it's a great success and everyone enjoys it. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Go down a treat 02. <ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>The speech Lenny made at his daughter's wedding went down a treat. Everyone thought it was very funny but also very moving. </li></ul><ul><li>Geraldine made some pancakes for breakfast and they went down a treat. They were really delicious. </li></ul><ul><li>Variety: This idiom is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Go down a treat. 03. <ul><li>Quick Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>The band came back on stage and played one last song and it went down a treat. Everybody </li></ul><ul><li>A.-booed and hissed </li></ul><ul><li>B.-clapped and cheered </li></ul><ul><li>C.-yawned and nodded off </li></ul><ul><li>Picture source doshie-egg.tumblr.com </li></ul>
  11. 11. Veggie 01. <ul><li>Meaning: a vegetable </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>The meal was OK but we would've liked more veggies with the meat. </li></ul><ul><li>It's really important to eat lots of fruit and veggies. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: This word is almost always used in the plural form of &quot;veggies&quot;. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Veggie 02. <ul><li>Quick Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>I love eating veggies, especially </li></ul><ul><li>A,.-chops and sausages </li></ul><ul><li>B.-apples and oranges </li></ul><ul><li>C.-carrots and potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>PICTURE SOURCE: </li></ul><ul><li>xilpayatl.wordpress.com </li></ul>
  13. 13. Charge with. 01. <ul><li>Possible Meaning: If someone is charged with a crime, they are officially accused of committing it. </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>The company’s directors were arrested and charged with tax evasion. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though they weren't charged with a crime, hundreds of people were kept for many years in a U.S. prison in Cuba called Guantanamo Bay. </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns often used as objects with charge with: </li></ul><ul><li>crime, misdemeanor ( bad behaviour, falta, mala conducta ), offence, theft, fraud, murder, assault. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Charge with. 02. <ul><li>Quick Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>Benny was charged with </li></ul><ul><li>A.-stealing money from the bank </li></ul><ul><li>B.-borrowing money from the bank </li></ul><ul><li>C.-withdrawing money from the bank </li></ul><ul><li>Picture Source: postalemployeenetwork.com </li></ul>
  15. 15. Empty vessels make the most noise. <ul><li>Possible interpretation:  Stupid people speak loudest. </li></ul><ul><li>Note:  vessel (noun): a container such as a bowl, usually for holding liquids | If you strike (hit) a full container it makes less noise than if you strike an empty one. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Empty vessels make the most noise. <ul><li>c </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Empty vessels make the most noise&quot; is a saying that really refers to </li></ul><ul><li>A.-people </li></ul><ul><li>B.-ships </li></ul><ul><li>C.-containers </li></ul><ul><li>Picture source: caribarena.com </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sources. <ul><li>http:// madremiraqueluna.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.englishclub.com </li></ul><ul><li>Longman Dictionary of contemporary English for advanced learners. </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures from the web sites written at the bottom of them. </li></ul>

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