Would you correct the sentences or me? Examples with new words and idioms: 1- Shrug: When I asked her how Sam was doing, she just shrugged and looked the other way. It seemed like she was miffed we had ...

28 Nov 2016

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Would you correct the sentences or me?

Examples with new words and idioms:
1- Shrug:
When I asked her how Sam was doing, she just shrugged and looked the other way. It seemed like she was miffed we had ditched her the other night.

2- Cool beans:
-I was born on 16th of June.
-Cool beans! I was born on the same day!
...
- I got an A in math.
- Cool beans! (=great)

3-The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
-She is just as impatient as her mother.
-No wonder. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

4-To have an aversion to something:
I am a vegetarian. In fact I have an aversion to animals being killed for food and other mere reasons.

5- Lame:
-I didn't do my homework on account of me being ill.
-Stop giving me these kinds of lame excuses.

6- Let/get sb off the hook:
When he got home late, his parents asked him for the reason angrily. His granny took his side and let him off the hook though.

7- Moldy:
People are supposed to avoid eating moldy food.Despite the given fact in some countries moldy cheese are so popular.

8- Worn:
I need to buy a new pair of sneakers. My prior sneakers are having a hole in them and their laces are torn up. My last pair of sneakers is actually worn.
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