Choice Idioms

Step 1

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

Step 2

Listen to the dialogue for better understanding and pronunciation.

 

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Len:Hey Pei-Jean, Do you have any plans for your holidays this year?
Pei-Jean:Yes! We are going to go to Elkhorn Ski Resort!.
Len:That’s an about face!
Pei-Jean:What do you mean?
Len:Well, I thought you were going to go shopping in Grand Forks.
Pei-Jean:We were, but I really wanted to go skiing, so I talked to my husband about it. We discovered that we can ski at the resort and go shopping there.
Len:That’s right! They have some lovely shops nearby. That’s a real win-win situation!
Pei-Jean:No kidding! We are so happy! How about you? What are your plans?
Len:I don’t know. I am sitting on the fence at the moment. I may go visit my sister in Texas, Or I may go to New York with my mother. I’m not sure yet, So I’m trying to keep my options open.
Pei-Jean:Having a plan B is always a good idea. No matter what you decide, I hope you have a wonderful time!
Len:Thanks Pei-Jean. I hope the same for you!

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