Slack off

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

Ella: How is the new guy at work?

Aya: Not so good. I caught him slacking off when we were really busy the other day. He was reading a magazine.

Does it mean:

a) have fun

b) talk a lot

c) relax

d) not do your work

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) not do your work

Forty winks

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

Ken: I had a busy morning. I think I’ll catch forty winks.

Emma: That’s a good idea. You look tired.

Does it mean:

a) wink 40 times

b) take a nap

c) drink coffee

d) relax

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: b) take a nap

In the driver’s seat

Do you know the English expression “to be in the driver’s seat“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Greg: So who is in the driver’s seat now that the boss has quit?

Kathy: Bob is. Only until a new boss arrives though.

Does it mean:

a) drive a car

b) be in a superior position

c) be in control

d) be the boss

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) be in control