Idioms for Expressing Positive Feelings

Step 1

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

Step 2

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Len:(Lawn mower engine sounds) Hey Gab! Why don’t you take a break. Here’s some lemonade.
Gab:(Mowing sound stops) Ahhh…that really hit the spot! Thanks!
Len:You’re welcome. I’ve noticed you’ve been working hard all summer.
Gab:Oh just doing some odd jobs to save money. I’ve been donating funds to a local charity that provides school supplies. We’ve helped 100 kids so far.
Len:Wow, 100 kids! That’s mind-blowing! They should give you an award.
Gab:Seeing those kids grinning from ear to ear when they see their new bags, notebooks and other stuff is good enough for me. I’m happy that a lot of kids will be going to school with complete gear.
Len: It’s great that all your hard work is paying off.
Gab: Actually, the charity needs more funds and school opens in less than two months, so I have to raise my game. How about helping me with some jobs?
Len: Sure! Bagging these grass clippings will be a breeze. I can do that for you.
Gab: Thanks for your help! I have three more lawns to finish today. Are you up for it?
Len: For sure! Now let’s go back to work. (Sound of lawn mower starting).

Step 3

Now listen to the idioms in context and to hear the proper pronunciation.

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