All Clear 2: Lesson 8
over the break
"during" the time between sessions of classes; for some students and teachers, this is a time for vacation (usually longer than a weekend)
show someone around somewhere
take someone to see the different parts of an area (such as a campus, a city, a neighborhood, etc.)
It didn't work out.
something that was planned didn't happened (example: I was supposed to get married, buy a house, get an A, but _____.) -Subject must be IT
do exercise (I ______ 4 times a week.)
before the scheduled time for the event (same as "ahead of time"
be better off
to be in a better situation (than another situation (opposite - be worse off)
That's music to my ears!
That's wonderful! That's great news! (said in response to something that you HEAR)
an expression that shows that there is a good side in a situation that also has a problem (You're not getting an A, but ____ you're not failing!)
get a lot out of something
learn a lot about something, or get pleasure from doing something (opposite: get nothing out of something)
keep in touch with
stay in contact with someone or a group of people (opposite: lose touch with) (more similar expressions-p.145)
most importantly; more importantly than anything else