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Idioms for Everyday Use——第七课

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Unit 7 Idioms from Geography

1. She needed money badly. So she had a garage sale in which she sold a lot of her things dirt cheap.

2. Oleg is always willing to give advice, and his advice is usually valuable. He’s down-to-earth.

3. The company is going downhill rapidly. It needs to produce and sell more and better products.

4. Sally usually gets good grades, but she didn’t do well on the last test. Now she’s very worried. I think she’s making a mountain out of a molehill.

5. Katie is so busy that she sees her brother Kevin only once in a blue moon.

6. He was very ill, but he’s getting better. He’s out of the woods.

7. The ice cream at that store is out of this world. I’d walk a mile to buy some.

8. I used to be able to run five miles a day without any problem. Now I have trouble running just two miles. I must be getting over the hill.

9. Jonathan seems very unhappy. He says that he’s having trouble in school, but I think that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

10. My car is in the repair shop again. Without it, I’m up the creek because I can’t get to work.

11. Eighty-eight out of one hundred students chose Dan for class president. He won by a landslide.



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