Keen on (something)

Do you know the English expression “to be keen on (something)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Helene: What sport is your son into these days?

Igor: He’s really keen on swimming.

Does it mean:

a) not interested in

b) very interested in

c) making an effort

d) good at

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) very interested in

Bite (someone’s) head off

Do you know the English expression “to bite (someone’s) head off“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Bob: You look upset. What happened?

George: I just asked my boss for more details about the project and he bit my head off! He said I should know all the details!

Does it mean:

a) attack someone

b) annoy someone

c) speak to someone angrily

d) make someone angry

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) speak to someone angrily

Blow (one’s) top

Do you know the English expression “to blow (one’s) top“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Mike: How did your dad react when he found out you’d crashed his car?

Rob: He blew his top. It took him ages to calm down.

Does it mean:

a) lose (one’s) shirt

b) laugh a lot

c) cry a lot

d) become very angry

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) become very angry

Tighten (one’s) belt

Do you know the English expression “to tighten (one’s) belt“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Lily: I heard Jackie lost her job.

Kath: Yes, she did. She’ll have to tighten her belt until she finds another one.

Does it mean:

a) spend less money

b) spend more money

c) be optimistic

d) stop being sad

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) spend less money