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Idioms Lesson 02 C - Quiz

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QUIZ ANSWERS:
6. a case of mistaken identity
     

7. a change of habit
     

2. a chief executive officer (CEO)
     

4. a combined total
     

3. a crucial component
     

8. a day off /a week off /a month off / time off
     

9. a dirty trick/dirty tricks
    

5. a fat cat
     

10. a flat out lie /a flat out guess
     

1. a habitual liar
    

Idioms Lesson 02B

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Homework: Use your newly learned words and phrases in conversation or the real world. If you see a situation that your word pertains to, say it aloud or say it in your head. Practicing is the best way to really learn.

Idioms Lesson 02 A

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1. a case of mistaken identity
      They talked to me as though I were my twin sister. It was clearly a case of mistaken identity.


2. a change of habit
      Unless you show a change of habit, you will fail.

3. 
a chief executive officer (CEO)
      The CEO is the Chief Executive Officer, the head of the company.


4. a combined total
      They added the subtotals of the two sections to arrive at the combined total.


5. a crucial component
       Studying is a crucial component in academic success. A student cannot succeed without studying.


6. a day off /a week off /a month off / time off
      She wanted a week off, but her boss only gave her three days off.


7. a dirty trick/dirty tricks
      He played a dirty trick and deceived them.
a fat cat
      Some say that rich, privileged people are fat cats.


8. a flat out lie /a flat out guess
      She meant to deceive them, but they caught her, accusing her of a flat-out lie.
      He didn't win the count-the-pennies contest through skill, he just made a flat-outguess.



9. a habitual liar
      Why believe her? She's just a habitual liar. She lies as a habit, a lot of the time, about many things.




Homework: write a simple definition of the vocabulary we learned today.

Idioms Lesson 01 C - Quiz

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Quiz Answers
4. a background check /a backgrounder
     

3. a ballpark figure
     

6. a big deal /a really big deal
     

2. a bitter pill
     

5. a box office hit/a blockbuster
      

1. a breadwinner
     
 

Idioms Lesson 01 B

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Homework:  Use your newly learned words and phrases in conversation or the real world. If you see a situation that your word pertains to, say it aloud or say it in your head. Practicing is the best way to really learn.

Idioms Lesson 01 A

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1.  a background check /a backgrounder
      We did a background check on him. He's clean. No prison record, outstanding warrants, that kind of stuff.


2.  a ballpark figure
      Just give me the ballpark figure for the project, I don't need it down to the exact cent.


3.  a big deal /a really big deal
      "So I blew my curfew, big deal," said the teenager.


4.  a bitter pill
      After their winning streak, and intensive training schedule, the team's defeat was a bitter pill to swallow.


5.  a box office hit/a blockbuster
       The movie was a great success, a box office hit.

6.  a blockbuster.

a breadwinner
      As the main wage earner, he is the breadwinner of the household.



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