Argument Idioms

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Step 2

Listen to the dialogue for better understanding and pronunciation.

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Natalia:I’m in my husband’s bad books now because I have deleted some old folders on our computer, which I thought he didn’t need…
Len:Oh, boy, sorry to hear that, but if it makes it any better – Jack and I have been living a cat-and-dog life for years…
Natalia:I hear you! Sometimes, it seems to me Ben is just waiting to pick a fight over something that doesn’t even make sense to me. The other day he was complaining that I go out too much with my girlfriends. And I know it’s only because his friends cancelled a golf party last weekend.
Len:Oh, Jack can easily make a mountain out of a molehill. For example, when I do laundry, he always makes it a problem! I have to fight to get his dirty T-shirts into the washing machine.
Natalia:Well, now that I am at odds with Ben, we have no plans for the weekend. How about you two come over for dinner?
Len:I think first you’ll need to make it up to him for the deleted files!
Natalia:I’ll figure something out!

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