Heat idioms 2

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Step 2

Read the dialogue to understand the correct usage of the idioms.

Iliana:What are you doing?
Alejandro:I’m just trying to cool off. I can’t take this heat!
Iliana:If mama sees you sitting there with the fridge door wide open, things,are really going to heat up around here. You’d better close the fridge, or you are really going to catch some heat.
Alejandro:It’s so comfortable here. How else can I beat the heat?
Iliana:Well, you could try sitting outside in the shade. Every so often a nice cool breeze comes along.
Alejandro:That’s not a bad idea, but there’s a bunch of bees out there. It’s too dangerous!
Iliana:Well, why don’t you go down to the neighbourhood swimming pool? The water is very cool over there.
Alejandro:No way! I could get a sunburn. Any other ideas?
Iliana:Gavrie lives close by. Didn’t they just get air-conditioning? Why don’t you go and hang out over there?
Alejandro:I called him this morning, but there was no answer. Anyway, it’s so cool here. I think I’ll just stay put.
Iliana:Do what you want, but I think the heat is about to get turned up around here!
Alejandro:Why? What do you mean?
Iliana: Mama just arrived home! She won’t be happy when she sees the fridge door wide open. She also won’t be happy when she sees all that melted ice cream!
Alejandro:Quick! Help me clean up this mess!

Step 3

Listen to the dialogue for correct pronunciation and usage of the above idioms.

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