Find the mistake in the expressions in bold below:
- (Two friends about to go hang gliding) You are not about to get warm feet now, are you?
- (Two coworkers talking about a colleague who just got promoted) He must be in the moon with the news.
- (A school teacher introducing himself on the first day) Alright, pen and paper out, get ready for a pop quiz. Not! I was just kicking your leg
- (A couple trying to reach an agreement about whether to buy an apartment or a car) Honey, it just shone on me - the prices of apartments are going to be much cheaper after the Olympics. Let's buy a car and wait things out.
- (A person confiding to a friend about a close relative) She's been acting strangely the last days, I can't rub my finger on it.
- (A senior telling his grandchildren of a memorable football game he saw) It was one of the most intense football games I had ever seen. My team won in the very last minute of additional time. It was a gut-squeezing experience I will never forget.
Do the expressions below refer to Sports (S), Celebrities (C) or Travel to remote places (T)?
- a change of routine
- a life-changing experience
- be obsessed with
- be well-paid
- fair-weather friends
- faraway place
- fun and entertaining
- off the beaten track
- release stress
- take up
- to depend on their bodies to make a living
- to lower cholesterol
- to put food on the table
Now complete the sentences with your own ideas
- I keep a well-balanced
- It’s hard to put food on the table with
- I would never take up
- A change in routine requires
- You should expect fair-weather friends when
- There are several ways to lower cholesterol without
- A life-changing experience can be something as simple as
- I never understood why people are so obsessed with
- Being well-paid is more important than/as important as
- Going to a faraway place can be
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