Idioms to Show Disgust

Step 1

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

Step 2

Now listen to this podcast to hear the words in context!

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Iliana:Hey Alejandro, come and see this!
Alejandro:What is it?
Iliana:It’s my gecko!
Alejandro:Oh, that makes my skin crawl!
Iliana:Well, I think it’s beautiful!
Alejandro:The sight of it makes me want to vomit!
Iliana:Well, I’m not so fond of your hamster you know! In fact, I think it’s quite nauseating!
Alejandro:How can you say that? It’s so cute and fluffy!
Iliana:Maybe, but it really creeps me out when its nose twitches!
Alejandro:What about when your lizard sticks out its long tongue? The sight of that turns my stomach!
mother:What’s going on here?
Iliana:We’re fighting because I don’t like Alejandro’s hamster!
Alejandro:I don’t like her gecko!
mother:That’s ok. There’s nothing wrong with liking different things, but you have to respect each other. If you don’t, I’m going to take away your gecko …
mother:… and your hamster! So, do you think you can get along?
Alejandro and Iliana:Sure we can!

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