Idiomatic expressions (CAE Expert SB p42 Unit 3)
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to play a joke on someone
to do sth to sb for a laugh
My manager promised me a bigger office, but he was just ________________.
to get on the wrong side of someone
to do sth that gives sb a bad opinion of you
Be careful not to __________ your manager; he could make life difficult for you.
to take someone/something at face value
to accept sth as it is, without looking for hidden meaning
Not everything they say can ___________.
to feel sorry for someone
to feel sympathy for sb because something bad has happened
It's impossible not to _______ the people who work hard, but don't make it to the top.
to have power over someone
to have influence or authority over sb
Remember that they _____ you; they can affect whether or not you get promoted.
to take someone far
to help sb to be successful
Hard work, talent and ambition can ________.
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