Study the Powerpoint below to learn a few “day” idioms:
Read the dialogue to understand the correct usage of the idioms.
|Ali||Mom, I am feeling exhausted. I will finish the science project tomorrow.|
|Mom||That’s a good idea, Ali. You have gotten a lot done. Let’s call it a day.|
|Ali||Thank you for your help, Mom. You saved the day. Otherwise, it would have been quite difficult to do this project alone.|
|Mom||You are most welcome, Ali.|
|Ali||Is it ok that I watch a movie before dinner?|
|Mom||You are tired. So it would be better to take a shower and pack up your school bag for tomorrow.|
|Ali||Dad and you are as different as night and day. He always says yes when I ask him to watch a movie. In fact, he encourages me to relax and unwind after I complete my homework.|
|Mom||Well it’s as plain as a day, isn’t it? Taking a shower will also relax you. You watch movies day in and day out. It’s not good for your eyesight because you work on the computer for long hours, and then you spend a lot of time in front of the TV.|
|Ali||Mom, please. I promise I will shut off the TV in twenty minutes.|
|Mom||Ok, but don’t forget your promise.|
|Ali||Don’t worry! I won’t.|
Listen to the dialogue for correct pronunciation and usage of the above idioms.
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The hero _____________ by shooting the kidnappers and rescuing the hostages just in the nick of time.CorrectIncorrect
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We’ve gotten a lot done. Let's ________.CorrectIncorrect
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My sister and I are _______________. I’m very organized, and she’s very spontaneous.CorrectIncorrect
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All the evidence points to him. It’s ____________he’s guilty of the crime.CorrectIncorrect
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He’s unemployed and he does nothing but watches TV _________.CorrectIncorrect
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