FCE Gold Plus SB p51 Ex 4 and Exam Maximiser p37, Unit 4
Terms in this set (14)
You're putting words in my mouth!
You're suggesting that I said something when in fact I didn't.
His heart is in the right place.
His intentions are kind and sincere even though he sometimes does the wrong thing.
I've got a sweet tooth.
I really like food with a lot of sugar in it.
He's got plenty of time on his hands.
He's got a lot of free time.
You need to put your back into it.
You need to use a lot of energy and effort on it.
Break a leg!
Good luck! (usually for actors before they go on stage)
She's always sticking her nose into other people's business.
She shows too much interest in things that are other people's private business.
His new car must have cost him an arm and a leg.
His new car must have been really expensive.
Could you give me a hand with this?
Could you help me with this?
He's so lazy - he won't lift a finger to help me with the housework.
He's so lazy - he never makes any effort to help me at all.
I don't have the stomach for violent films.
I have no courage for violent films.
She never puts a foot wrong.
She never makes a mistake. (usually used in negative sentences)
She only has eyes for Adam.
She's only in love with Adam - he's the only person she's interested in.
If you need a shoulder to cry on, I'll be there.
If you need some support or somebody to tell your problems to, I'll be there.
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Linking devices (Speakout Adv 2nd ed. Unit 2.2 SB p25 Ex 9A)
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Paparazzi and celebrity idioms
Dependent prepositions (entertainment)
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