Honesty idioms 2

Step 1

Study the power point to get to know this week’s idioms.

Step 2

Listen to a conversation between Syd and Len.

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Syd:Hi, Len! How have you been? I haven’t seen you in a while!
Len:Hi, Syd! I’m great, thank you!
Syd:What is new with you?
Len:Actually, I am thinking of participating in a craft sale this year.
Syd:Oh, that’s a wonderful idea! What kind of crafts are you going to make?
Len:I am into knitting, you know. I would like to sell some of the mittens, scarves and socks I‘ve made in the past year. I’ve put a lot of work in that, but I don’t want to charge too much: I don’t want people to feel like it’s a daylight robbery. The sale is going to take place in a seniors’ home during the holidays, so I just want to have a nice experience for myself and help the community.
Syd:That’s great Len! Your good spirit is really inspiring. Well, and I am looking for a job these days. It hasn’t been easy. I’ve got only one job offer so far. It’s a call center. I didn’t quite get what exactly they are selling. I’m not too sure about the whole thing, to be honest. It all sounded like a monkey business to me.
Len:You have to be careful, Syd. There are still places crooked as a dog’s hind leg. I wish people played by the rules. It would make things much easier.
Syd:I agree. I might go back to school, though. I am still hoping to complete my degree in Education. I am a strong believer of equal opportunities and fairness for all, and education is what can help us.
Len:That’s awesome, Syd! I wish you all the luck! I always knew you are the type of person who is fair and square in all your dealings!

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Honesty Idioms Set 2

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