Feel free to (do something)

Do you know the English expression “feel free to (do something)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Fran: The research for this project is going to take me a long time!

Eve: Feel free to ask me if you need any help. I’m not so busy at the moment.

Does it mean:

a) have free time to do something

b) do something for no money

c) go ahead and do something

d) feel something freely

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Answer: c) go ahead and do something

 

Have it out with (someone)

Do you know the English expression “to have it out with (someone)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Karen: I had it out with Steve last night about him coming home drunk at 3am on the weekends.

Masha: What did he say?

Karen: He argued that he works hard during the week, so he wants to get drunk on Saturday nights. I told him he either comes home earlier, or we break up.

Does it mean:

a) to ask someone something politely

b) to negotiate with someone

c) to argue with someone

d) to have a physical fight with someone

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Answer: c) to argue with someone

Stress out

Do you know the English expression “to stress out“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Bella: What’s wrong with Julie?

Denise: Oh she’s stressing out because she has her driving test next week. I’m sure she’ll pass though.

Does it mean:

a) to worry

b) to be calm

c) to have no stress

d) to be angry

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Answer: a) to worry

For one thing

Do you know the English expression “for one thing“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Harry: I don’t like Leo.

Dave: Why not?

Harry: For one thing, he lies a lot. I never know when he is telling the truth.

Does it mean:

a) the only thing

b) for example

c) the last thing

d) the first thing

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Answer: b) for example

Stand down

Do you know the English expression “to stand down“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Jane: How was the annual meeting of your company?

Paula: We all had a shock. The president announced that he was standing down after twenty years at the top.

Does it mean:

a) sit down

b) be fired from a position

c) stand in a lower position than other people

d) resign from a position

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Answer: d) resign from a position