This week, we will learn five money idioms. Study the Powerpoint presentation below. Do you recognize any of the idioms?
Read the dialogue to understand the correct usage of the idioms.
|Asma||Yesterday, I bought a beautiful party dress at the mall. It cost a pretty penny.|
|Fari||Really! How much?|
|Asma||Around 300 dollars.|
|Fari||I’ll bet you dollars to doughnuts that you won’t wear it more than once.|
|Asma||I know that but our annual dinner is next month, and I noticed that I don’t have anything appropriate to wear.|
|Fari||It seems that you are made of money.|
|Asma||I am not, but I will make a fast buck by selling my old clothes and shoes.|
|Fari||I remember you sold some clothes last year too, and someone paid you after two months. Isn’t that true?|
|Asma||Yes. That lady gave me a hard time, but I know how to get my pound of flesh.|
|Fari||I’ll come in the evening to see your dress.|
|Asma||Sure and then we can go for dinner.|
Listen to the dialogue for correct pronunciation and usage of the above idioms.
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