This week we will learn family idioms. Study the Powerpoint below. Do you recognize any of the idioms?
Read the dialogue to understand the correct usage of the idioms.
|Emy||Yesterday, I saw Ivy after a long time.|
|Echo||Really! I haven’t seen her since we left high school. How is she?|
|Emy||She is working as a teacher and she is in a family way.|
|Echo||That’s exciting! I remember she had beautiful long hair and blue eyes.|
|Emy||Yes, it runs in her family. I’ve seen her sister and she is beautiful too.|
|Echo||When are you planning to start a family? You have been married for five years now.|
|Emy||I want to share something with you as you are like one of the family to me.|
|Echo||Oh yes! You can share anything with me. I am your best friend forever (BFF).|
|Emy||John and I are planning to start a family next year. His mother has offered to help us take care of the baby. It’s so difficult to look after a newborn. I was thinking of hiring a nanny if she hadn’t offered her assistance.|
|Echo||I think calling your mother-in-law is a better decision as blood is thicker than water. She will shower her grandchild with love and affection.|
|Echo||Wish you all the best with your plans.|
|Emy||Thanks, my BFF.|
Listen to the dialogue for correct pronunciation and usage of the above idioms.
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