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Published on October 10, 2007

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Glowing Stars Presents:  Glowing Stars Presents Learning Idioms Prepared By :~ Shiv Kumar Singh. Shobha Gautam. Hiral Chaudhari. Special Thanks To Rangu Madam & Pooja Didi Idioms Meaning :  Idioms Meaning His better half. This excuse will not hold water. A bosom friend. Crocodile tears. A flying visit. His wife. Is not Valid. An intimate friend. Hypothetical grief. A short visit. Idioms Meaning :  Idioms Meaning A fishy story. A going concern. To be in vogue. Leave no stone unturned. A chicken-hearted person. A suspected story A business in operation. To be in fashion. Do everything possible. A person without courage. Idioms Meaning :  Idioms Meaning This excuse will not hold water. His better half. A bosom friend. Crocodile tears. A flying visit. An intimate friend. Is not Valid. A short visit. Hypothetical grief. His wife. Idioms Meaning :  Idioms Meaning A fishy story A going concern To be in vogue Leave no stone unturned A chicken-hearted person A person without courage A suspected story Do everything possible To be in fashion A business in operation What do we call….:  What do we call…. An irritating person who says that who knows everything? A know-all What do we call….:  What do we call…. Those who think they are the best and say so? A big-head What do we call….:  What do we call…. The person who is the teacher’s favourite? The Teacher’s pet What do we call….:  What do we call…. The one who gets the best marks? Top of the class What do we call….:  What do we call…. A person who is very lazy? A lazy-bones Which IDIOM do you think this drawing represents?:  Which IDIOM do you think this drawing represents? center-of-the-road middle-of-the-road Click on the correct answer. Slide12:  Well done !Your answer is Correct. Click here to go next question middle-of-the-road Slide13:  Sorry ! Try Again Click here to go back Which IDIOM do you think this drawing represents? :  Which IDIOM do you think this drawing represents? Over the top Below the top Click on the correct answer. Slide15:  Well done !Your answer is Correct. Slide16:  Sorry ! Try Again Which IDIOMS do you think this drawing represents?:  Which IDIOMS do you think this drawing represents? Foot the bill Finger the bill Slide18:  Well done !Your answer is Correct. Slide19:  Sorry ! Try Again Which IDIOMS do you think these drawings represent?:  Which IDIOMS do you think these drawings represent? put your feet up put your foot up Slide21:  Well done !Your answer is Correct. Slide22:  Sorry ! Try Again Look at the picture and click on the correct idiom.:  Look at the picture and click on the correct idiom. watch the box See the box Slide24:  Well done !Your answer is Correct. Slide25:  Sorry ! Try Again Think of an idiom for this picture and click.:  Think of an idiom for this picture and click. an odd-ball a new-ball Slide27:  Well done !Your answer is Correct. Slide28:  Sorry ! Try Again Match the idioms with their relevant picture:  Match the idioms with their relevant picture A lazy-bones. Put your feet up. Get the ball rolling. Middle of the road. A foot bill. Without using a dictionary, try to guess the meaning of these idioms from the context.:  Without using a dictionary, try to guess the meaning of these idioms from the context. It’s midnight. Time to hit the sack. This is just kid’s stuff. I want something challenging! He was down and out for two years, but then he got a job and found a home for himself. Did you guess that ? :  Did you guess that ? It’s midnight. Time to go to bed . This is just simple / too easy for me. I want something challenging. He was unemployed / without money and property for two years, but then he got a job and found a home for himself. Try to guess from the context what the underlined idioms mean. :  Try to guess from the context what the underlined idioms mean. Don’t get angry with him. His heart’s in the right place. Ranjit’s a bit of a square peg in a round hole here. I think he should get a job which suits his character better. A: Hey! I’m talking to you! B: Sorry, I was miles away. Did you guess that ?:  Did you guess that ? Don’t get angry with him.He has done something wrong without knowing it. Ranjit doesn’t suite here. I think he should get a job which suits his character better. A: Hey! I’m talking to you! B: Sorry, I didn’t listen to you. Look at these dialogues and comment on them , as in the example.:  Look at these dialogues and comment on them , as in the example. Sumit : So that’s what I’m going to do, take it all away. Meena : What about- Sumit : And if they don’t like it they can just go and do what they like. Meena : If she- Sumit : Not that I have to consult them, anyway, I’m in charge round here. Meena : I wonder whether it- Sumit : You see, I’m the kind of person who can take a hard decision when it’s needed. It seems that Meena can’t get…………………………….. Did you guess that ?:  Did you guess that ? Sumit : So that’s what I’m going to do, take it all away. Meena : What about- Sumit : And if they don’t like it they can just go and do what they like. Meena : If she- Sumit : Not that I have to consult them, anyway, I’m in charge round here. Meena : I wonder whether it- Sumit : You see, I’m the kind of person who can take a hard decision when it’s needed. It seems that Meena can’t get a word in edgeways. Look at these dialogues and comment on them , as in the example.:  Look at these dialogues and comment on them , as in the example. Salim: I got very upset when you said I was childish. Rahim: I didn’t honestly! All I said was that you seemed to get on very well with the children . Honestly. Salim: Oh, I see . Oh, sorry. It seems that Salim got the……………………... Did you guess that ?:  Did you guess that ? Salim: I got very upset when you said I was childish. Rahim: I didn’t honestly! All I said was that you seemed to get on very well with the children . Honestly. Salim : Oh, I see . Oh, sorry. It seems that Salim got the Wrong end of the stick. Look at these dialogues and comment on them , as in the example.:  Look at these dialogues and comment on them , as in the example. Kamal : So, area-wise the down-matching sales profile commitment would seem to be high- staked on double-par. Ram : Eh? Could you say that again? You’ve got me there. It seems that kamal can’t make …………………… Did you guess that ?:  Did you guess that ? Kamal : So, area-wise the down-matching sales profile commitment would seem to be high- staked on double-par. Ram : Eh? Could you say that again? You’ve got me there. It seems that Ram can’t make head or tail of what Kamal is saying. Look at these dialogues and comment on them , as in the example.:  Look at these dialogues and comment on them , as in the example. Falguni: I don’t expect someone with your intelligence to understand this document. Asha : Thank you. Falguni seems to be talking……………………… Did you guess that ?:  Did you guess that ? Falguni: I don’t expect someone with your intelligence to understand this document. Asha : Thank you. Falguni seems to be talking down to Asha. Use the expressions to finish the sentences below:  To have One’s head screwed on [be sensible] A head for heights [not suffer from vertigo] A head like a sieve [bad memory] A geed head for figures [be good at maths] One’s head in the clouds [unaware of reality] I’d better write it in my notebook.I have….. Ask Salma to check those sums. She has… Don’t ask me to go up that tower. I’m afraid I don’t… She’s very sensible and knows what she’s doing. She… He’s quite out of touch with reality. He really… Use the expressions to finish the sentences below Did you guess that ?:  Did you guess that ? I’d better write it in my notebook.I have a head like a sieve. Ask Martha to check those sums. She has a good head for figures. Don’t ask me to go up that tower. I’m afraid I don’t have a head for heights. She’s very sensible and knows what she’s doing. She has her head screwed on. He’s quite out of touch with reality. He really has his head in the clouds. Slide44:  Well done !Your answer is Correct. Slide45:  Sorry ! Try Again Acknowledgement :  Acknowledgement Ideas taken from “ English Vocabulary In Use” by Michael McCarthy

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