Study the infographic. It has more than just idioms this week. Enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Now take a moment to listen to a dialogue. Can you guess what the idioms mean?
Now, look at the script of the dialog. Listen to the dialog again. This is one of the best ways to build your listening skills.
|Soubadeh:||Hey! The long weekend is coming up! Do you have any plans?|
|Blaine:||Yes, I’m going to have dinner with my family at my sister’s house.|
|Soubadeh:||What a real blessing it is to be able to get together with your family and have a nice meal!|
|Blaine:||Sure, the only problem is that I am always so stuffed afterwards. Then there’s my brother-in-law … he’s always such a stuffed shirt!|
|Soubadeh:||You know, we really need to talk turkey here! I think you need to count your blessings, and be thankful that you live so close to your family that you can enjoy Thanksgiving with them.|
|Blaine:||I know, you are so right. One thing for sure, though, is that I am going to go cold turkey on the desert this year!|
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