Idiomatic expressions (CAE Expert SB p42 Unit 3)
Terms in this set (6)
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 ________.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Academic English (SAT GMAT TOEIC TOEFL IELTS)
Advanced Expert Vocabulary 1A
Fce unit 1
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs 24-27
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Phrase bank: on the phone (In Company Upper Intermediate 2.0 SB p36 Unit 5)
Ending a call (In Company Upper Intermediate 2.0 SB p36 Unit 5)
Offering assistance on the phone (In Company Upper Intermediate 2.0 SB p36 Unit 5)
Requesting assistance on the phone (In Company Upper Intermediate 2.0 SB p36 Unit 5)
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Three-part multi-word verbs
Ways of hearing
Idioms for people