Books are considered as man’s best friend. This week we will learn few idioms related to books. Check out the Powerpoint presentation below:
Read the dialogue to understand the correct usage of the idioms.
|Tania||The weather is so beautiful and you are sitting in the office. Let’s go out for lunch.|
|Sami||It’s audit time and I am trying to balance the books. Sorry, I won’t be able to go out now.|
|Tania||Come on! This work will take a long time.|
|Sami||I know it will, but it’s required to be in David’s good books.|
|Tania||You mean our new manager? He seems to be a very calm and an easy going person.|
|Sami||Don’t judge the book by its cover. He has issued two warnings to Maria since he has joined.|
|Tania||But don’t you know that Maria was trying to cook the books and he found out?|
|Sami||Really! I didn’t know that. Then he should have fired her immediately.|
|Tania||Maria knows every trick in the book. She arranged a separate meeting with him and put all the blame on the previous manager.|
|Sami||How do you know all this?|
|Tania||I have my sources!|
|Sami and Tania||Hahaha!|
Listen to the dialogue for correct pronunciation and usage of the above idioms.
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