Sports Idioms

Step 1

Study the PowerPoint slides to learn this week’s idioms.

Step 2

Listen to the dialogue for better understanding and pronunciation.

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Jay:Hello Alex!
Alex:Hello Jay! How is your new job going?
Jay:No sweat.
Alex:I’ve told you so! You are so good at this. And you thought they were just hiring you to level the playfield with ABC Company.
Jay:You are right. For a moment I thought this team would be out of my league but it turns out I am the most qualified out there.
Alex:Well, all you have to do now is not drop the ball.
Jay:Oh, that was a low blow! I won’t.
Alex:I am sorry, I didn’t mean it like that. I know you won’t. You’re the best!
Jay:Ha! That’s more like it! Thanks Alex.
Alex:Good luck Jay! Speak soon.
Jay:Good bye, Alex!

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