Summer Idioms

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

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Listen to the dialogue for better understanding and pronunciation.

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Natalia:I am so glad the exams are over. It’s been exhausting over the past month…
Tanya:I am happy, too. I will finally have some time to rest.
Natalia:So, what are you doing after finishing studies?
Tanya:I’ve got an internship at my dream workplace, so I am really looking forward to starting there next month. If I do well, there is an opportunity to get a permanent position.
Natalia:Oh, so you’ve found your place in the sun!
Tanya:I might have. What about you?
Natalia:Well, this summer I am going to take some time off to catch up with my friends in California.
Tanya:This sounds exciting!
Natalia:Yeah, it will be nice to go to the beach, soak up some sun, and eat what’s in season.
Tanya:Very relaxing, I must say! So, are you going with Mark?
Natalia:Oh, it’s all over with him now.
Tanya:Really? Sorry to hear that. He is such a ray of sunshine!
Natalia:He is. In fact, we parted as friends. We just realized that we have been chasing rainbows all this time trying to make long-distance relationship work for us…
Tanya:That can be tough, I know.

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Summer Idioms

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