Idiom: to grill someone; used as a verb First Example: Theresa was really grilling Harry on their first date. She was sure asking him all these questions about his preferences. He eventuall had to ask her to stop. Second Example: When Janice said she hadn’t
Idiom: Like mother, like daughter Read the following dialogue and try to guess the meaning of the idiom “like mother, like daughter”: Anna: I can’t believe our daughter is getting married today! She looks beautiful! Look at how well she dances! Bob: She is a good
Idiom: Chasing rainbows Example 1: Sarah is so beautiful and talented! I sometimes dream about what life would be like if she were my girlfriend. I’m too shy to talk to her, but even if I could, I know I would just be chasing rainbows. There’s
Idiom: To do something in one’s sleep Context #1: Sean: Did you finish the math homework yet? Terry: Are you kidding? It was so easy I could’ve done it in my sleep. Sean: Oh, come on! It wasn’t that easy! Context #2: Crissy: I heard
Idiom: “horsing around” Example: Mariela: Minami, you really should pay more attention in your Idioms class. I don’t think you pay attention in class, you are always horsing around. Minami:Horsing around? I don’t have a horse! I don’t even know how to ride a horse.