Idiom: To kick (something) around; used as a verb First Example: Dawn: How is the screenplay that you’re writing with Janet? Jeff: Truthfully, we’re kind of stuck. We can’t settle on an ending. Dawn: Oh? Jeff: We’ve got a few ideas we’re kicking around at the
Idiom: A face only a mother could love Read the text messages between these two friends and try to guess the meaning of the idiom: A FACE ONLY A MOTHER COULD LOVE. _____________________________________________________ Hi Jenn, Have you met the new neighbor yet? He is so funny.
Idiom: Like wildfire Meaning:Spreading, growing or gaining popularity in an accelerated way; Quickly gaining attention. Context #1 – A new song was released by a very popular music artist. Joc:Hey Clay, did you hear the new McPac-Man song? Clayton: No, why? Joc: Dude, seriously? It’s been spreading
Idiom: Nest egg Example: Laurie: I heard they’re having a party for you this Friday? Bob: Yep. I have been working here for 46 years, and it’s finally time for me to retire. Laurie: That’s great! What are you going to do? Bob: I’ve always wanted to
Idiom: To drop the ball Example: Last week, my wife received all of our monthly bills. She wrote the checks, put them in envelopes and asked me to mail them the next day. I forgot. Now all of our bills are late. I can’t believe