Driving 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:

Jack:Honey, can you move it up a gear? You are taking all the counter space in the kitchen, yet the breakfast is never ready on time.
Rose:I am trying to, but if you keep driving me up the wall with your comments, it won’t get any faster! Can you at least wake up the kids? We are running late.
Jack:Well, I thought you liked being in the driver’s seat…
Rose:You know, I think I’ve had enough, I am taking a back seat now.
Jack:Sweetheart, you can’t do it now when I have to leave for work. You know you are the driving force in this house.
Rose:Yeah, I know, and you should get moving!

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Driving Idioms

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