Day idioms

Step 1

Study the Powerpoint below to learn a few “day” idioms:

Step 2

Read the dialogue to understand the correct usage of the idioms.

AliMom, I am feeling exhausted. I will finish the science project tomorrow.
MomThat’s a good idea, Ali. You have gotten a lot done. Let’s call it a day.
AliThank you for your help, Mom. You saved the day. Otherwise, it would have been quite difficult to do this project alone.
MomYou are most welcome, Ali.
AliIs it ok that I watch a movie before dinner?
MomYou are tired. So it would be better to take a shower and pack up your school bag for tomorrow.
AliDad 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.
MomWell 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.
AliMom, please. I promise I will shut off the TV in twenty minutes.
MomOk, but don’t forget your promise.
AliDon’t worry! I won’t.

Step 3

Listen to the dialogue for correct pronunciation and usage of the above idioms.


Step 4

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Day idioms

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