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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #867: English idioms: mind
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    English idioms: mind


    IDIOM 1: "bad-mouth"
    -> MEANING: say bad things about someone
    -> EXAMPLE: The football players are always bad-mouthing their coach.

    IDIOM 2: "curl one's hair"
    -> MEANING: shock, frighten, horrify
    -> EXAMPLE: The movie is very realistic and many of the scenes will curl your hair.

    IDIOM 3: "keep one's head"
    -> MEANING: stay calm when there is trouble or danger
    -> EXAMPLE: Everyone tried to keep their head during the fire at the hotel.

    IDIOM 4: "pick the brains of"
    -> MEANING: get ideas or information about something by asking an expert
    -> EXAMPLE: We picked the brains of the official who was sent to talk about the pollution problem.

    IDIOM 5: "keep one's chin up"
    -> MEANING: be brave, be determined, face trouble with courage
    -> EXAMPLE: My brother is trying to keep his chin up even though he has lost his job.

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    1. 'My friends don't like their teacher. They always him.'

    2. 'Don't panic! and call the police!'

    3. 'Be careful! It is a very frightening horror movie. It will maybe !'

    4. 'Don't worry! You've lost your match, but it's not that important. ! You are a very good tennis player! You will win the next match!'

    5. 'The journalists of the mayor: he explained to them the latest projects for the town.'

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