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English idioms: Food II


ENGLISH IDIOMS: The food II





IDIOM 1: 'bad egg '

-> MEANING: a bad person

-> EXAMPLE: That man is a bad egg so you should try and avoid him if you can.


IDIOM 2: 'cut the mustard'

-> MEANING: succeed, do adequately what
needs to be done

-> EXAMPLE: He wasn`t able to cut the mustard so he had to leave the army after only one year.


 

IDIOM 3: 'duck soup '

-> MEANING: a task that doesn't require much effort

-> EXAMPLE: It was duck soup.
I was able to finish everything early last night.



IDIOM 4: 'in the soup'

-> MEANING: in serious trouble, in disorder

-> EXAMPLE: She is really in the soup now. She told her boss that she was sick but he saw her downtown
shopping.





IDIOM 5: 'full of beans'

-> MEANING: feel energetic, in high spirits

-> EXAMPLE: She is full of beans tonight and doesn`t want to stop talking.






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1. 'My little sister is : she is always running, jumping, crying, talking...'

2. 'If you don't tell the truth to the policemen, you will : you will have a lot of problems.'

3. 'My son doesn't manage to : his boss told him that he was a very bad employee. He will probably be fired soon.'

4. 'Your exercise is ! Even my little 5-year-old brother can do it!'

5. 'Don't call him! He's really : his previous girlfriend told me a lot of bad things about him.'









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