Count me in

Do you know the English expression “count me in“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Pierre: We are going to play tennis at the weekend. Do you want to join us?

Francis: You can count me in. I haven’t played for ages.

Does it mean:

a) don’t include me in your plans

b) I don’t have time

c) maybe

d) include me in your plans

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) include me in your plans

Keep it under (one’s) hat

Do you know the English expression “keep it under (one’s) hat“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Noel: Keep it under your hat, but I won the lottery last weekend.

Claire: That’s amazing! Don’t worry, I won’t tell anyone.

Does it mean:

a) put something under (one’s) hat

b) keep something a secret

c) tell everyone

d) keep some money

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) keep something a secret

Have a brainwave

Do you know the English expression “to have a brainwave“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Petra: Have you worked out how to get more money?

Fran: Yes, I had a brainwave yesterday. I’m going to start my own business!

Does it mean:

a) have a good idea

b) have a headache

c) have trouble thinking

d) have an illness

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) have a good idea

Abysmal

Do you know the English adjective “abysmal“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Dave: How was the new TV show last night?

Ollie: It was abysmal. I couldn’t watch it.

Does it mean:

a) very good

b) too late

c) very complicated

d) very bad

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) very bad

Killer – New Level 4 Graded Reader

Our new graded reader KILLER is now available.

It is the 4th book in the Old Secrets – Modern Mysteries series.

When James Winchester was a spy, he made many friends, and many enemies. Now someone wants him dead. Who is it? And why? The answers lie in James’ secret past.
The decisions James made in Cambodia in the 1970s and the Middle East in the 1980s come back to haunt him. They will either keep him alive, or have him killed.
A fast-paced action story, which shows how our past choices can change our lives.

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