English idioms. Exercises on idioms by Jennifer Seidl

By Jennifer Seidl

English Idioms: workouts on Idioms is considered one of perform books which accompany the reference quantity English Idioms (fifth version, 1988) by way of Seidl and McMordie. it's a revised, up-dated version ofldioms in perform (1 982).Exercises on Idioms has been written for adolescent and grownup beginners who desire to widen their wisdom of, and enhance their skill to take advantage of, idiomatic English. it really is compatible for all beginners from an intermediate point upwards, both as a primary workout ebook on idioms or as a revision and perform ebook.

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Idioms with prepositions 40 above, across, after, against Give a suitable short answer with Yes or No and an idiom from the list. above par above suspicion across the board above board against the grain ajer a fashion Explain the meaning of the idioms in italics. (EI 86) Do you think she could have stolen the money? No, she's completely above suspicion. 1 Will Penny mind having to come into the office on Saturday? 2 3 4 5 Was the money transfer to the Swiss bank legal? Has Robert cleaned his room at last?

By this time 64 Idioms from special subjects I was very angry. I dialled a sixth time, but it was a bad line, so I had to 1 0 . ' 'How annoying! ' 'That my home telephone's out of order! ' Travel Complete the dialogues with the correct words from the list, changing the form where necessary. Use some words twice. ' 'How did you go? ' check -. 'Not later than nine. ' 'We're going on a short break holiday to Paris. I haven't been there before, so I'm looking forward to the sights. 1 'Last Sunday we went 2 3 UP on over in by do make take (EI 194) 4 5 --- 98 Work and industrial relations (EI 194-6) Which is correct?

Jim's very tall. He really stands out sits out sits up We until midnight waiting for our teenage son to come home. sat in stood by sat up - 44 Phrasal verbs 4 Charles doesn't want to be re-elected chairman. He's going to P. sit out stand down sit back stand by 5 Polly's unfair. Instead of helping me with all the invitations, she and watched me write them all. just sat out stood out sat back stood down 67 take Substitute for the phrase in italics an idiom from the list with the same meaning. ' 'I'm not sure that 1'11 everform a liking for her.

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