Now learn some idioms!
New words: Stomach-желудок, животShort-handed - нуждающийся в помощиTo bend- сгибатьсяTo tolerate-терпеть, выноситьToe- палец на ногеTo be aware- сознаватьThumb- большой палец рукиTo stretch the truth-преувеличиватьTo face the music- отвечать за последствияTo brag- хвастатьсяTo boast-хвастатьсяTo praise-хвалить
I have butterflies inMy stomach I am nervous aboutsomething
I am short-handed I do not have enough peopleto help
He’s bending overBackwards for you. He is doing more thanIs necessary
This is where I draw the line I will not do more(or tolerate more)
I’ll have to sleep on it I will think about itLet you know tomorrow
He’s backing out of it He has changed his mind.He will not do it
You’d better stay on your toes Be aware
Watch your mouth Be careful what you say
She has a green thumb She is good at growing plants.She can grow plants.
Don’t stretch the truth Don’t turn the truth into a lie
He must put his foot down He must insist and say no
You really take the cake You did a good job. You really win the prize
He’ll have to face the music He will pay for his mistake
He’s blowing his own horn He is bragging about himself.To boast or praise oneself.
Zip your lip Don’t talk
Match each idioms with its meaning 1)Watch your mouth. 2)She has a green thumb. 3)Zip your lip. 4)Don’t stretch the truth. 5)I have butterflies in my stomach. 6)I’ll have to sleep on it. A)I’m nervous about something. B)I’ll think about it and let you know tomorrow.C)Be careful what you say. D)She can grow plants well. E)Stop talking. F)Don’t turn into a lie.
1c); 4f); 2d); 5a); 3e); 6b).
Write the appropriate Idiom under each picture