Nature Idioms 2

Step 1

Study the Powerpoint slides to learn 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:

Jay:Hi Alex, how are you?
Alex:Hi Jay, I’m all right…
Jay:What’s going on?
Alex:It’s work, I think my division will get shut down and everything is up in the air…
Jay:Sorry to hear that! What went wrong?
Alex:Everything! That’s what happens when instead of being down to earth and listen to us, management decides to “go with the flow”!
Jay:I hear you! Well, do you think there’s a chance to get out of the woods?
Alex:No, I think that happens only once in a blue moon; we won’t be so lucky… Probably I need to look for another job.
Jay:That’s not the end of the world! In fact I have a friend who is looking to hire a professional with your qualifications. I will connect you two.
Alex:Oh, thanks! That’s kind of you!
Jay:No problem! Cheer up!
Alex:Oh, thanks! I do feel better now!
Jay:Great! Send me your resume today!
Alex:Oh, thanks, I will! Bye, Jay!
Jay:Bye, Alex!

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