Idioms connected to culture clash (In Company Upper Intermediate 3.0 SB p23 Ex 8)
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We got off on the wrong foot.
When we first met, there were some misunderstandings between us. Now I think we will be able to cooperate better because I want to 'reset' our relationship.
When the cat's away (the mice will play).
People will take advantage of someone else's absence (like a manager not being there) to behave more freely.
I'd better try to blend in with the locals.
I will change the way I dress and/or act to become more like the people who work here. [not a very common phrase]
I need to take a leaf out of your book.
I need to learn from you.
We're all in this together.
This is something that affects all of us. We need to work together.
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