Idiom: To have a change of heart; used as a verb Example: Maria: So what do you think of the puppy now? Neil: Now that he’s at home, I admit, he is pretty adorable. And you’re right, we did have enough room for a pet. Maria:
Idiom: To have a heart; used as a verb Example: Maria: Look at these adorable puppies my friend posted on facebook. They’re looking for homes. Maybe we should adopt one? Neil: We don’t need a dog. Maria: Why not? They’re so adorable, and they need homes.
Idiom: Shop ‘til you drop An advertisement for a department store: Next Friday Next Friday, for one day only, our annual 50% OFF SALE will begin. All items in the store will be an unbelievable HALF PRICE! So come in next Friday and shop ‘til you drop! Meaning: To
Idiom: To talk shop Read the following e-mail and try to guess the meaning of the idiom in bold: Hi George, How have you been? I just wanted to thank you for giving me advice regarding my new job at LS. I know it was your
Idiom:be my guest Example 1: Matt: Hey man, I’m going to San Diego next year. Dee: Oh really? Can I come too? Matt: Be my guest. Dee: Really? That’s awesome. Example 2: Thomas: Do you think I can turn in those reports on Monday of next week? Charles: Be my
Idiom: To Ring Up Example 1: Store clerk to the man waiting in line to pay: “Hello, sir. Are you ready? I can ringyou up at this register.” Example 2: Shopper who realizes there is mistake on her receipt: “I have to go back to the store. The cashier rang
Idiom: Retail Therapy Example 1: Cora: Frances just broke up with her boyfriend. We need to plan something to help cheer her up. Do you have any ideas? Julie: I have the perfect idea! She loves shopping, so I think some retail therapy will definitely help her