Have a soft spot for (someone)

Do you know the English expression “to have a soft spot for (someone)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Martin: I think Dave is happy that he is working with Faye on the next project.

Sue: Yes, he is. He has a soft spot for Faye. She is like a daughter to him.

Does it mean:

a) dislike someone

b) like someone very much

c) be soft

d) be kind

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) like someone very much

Foot the bill

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

Peter: What’s wrong? You don’t look happy.

Roger: The air conditioner in my house broke, but my landlord won’t pay to get it fixed. I have to foot the bill.

Does it mean:

a) kick a bill

b) get angry

c) pay for something

d) ask someone to pay for something

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Answer: c) pay for something

At the drop of a hat

Do you know the English expression “at the drop of a hat“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Keiko: Are you going to buy a new car?

Marie: I’d buy one at the drop of a hat if I could, but we can’t afford it.

Does it mean:

a) immediately

b) when someone drops their hat

c) much later

d) next week

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: a) immediately

Hand in (one’s) notice

Do you know the English expression “to hand in (one’s) notice? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the answer?

Kate: I heard that Hiroko handed in her notice today.

Mari: No way! She didn’t tell anyone she was leaving!

Does it mean:

a) tell your boss you are going to quit

b) leave a job straight away

c) walk out of the office

d) be fired

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) tell your boss you are going to quit

Control freak

Do you know the English expression “control freak”? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Emma: How is your new supervisor?

Leon: She’s a control freak. She wants to know what we are doing all the time.

Does it mean:

a) someone who supervises other people

b) someone who wants to control everything

c) someone who is annoying

d) someone who is in charge of something important

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) someone who wants to control everything