A slap on the wrist

Do you know the English expression “a slap on the wrist“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Joey: What happened to the man who hit you? Did he go to prison?

Cal: No, he just got a slap on the wrist. He got a small fine.

Does it mean:

a) a small punishment

b) a big punishment

c) an injured wrist

d) pay some money

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) a small punishment

It’s like watching paint dry

Do you know the English expression “it’s like watching paint dry“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Alan: How was the film?

Billie: It was like watching paint dry. I switched it off after an hour.

Does it mean:

a) very boring

b) very scary

c) very interesting

d) very complicated

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) very boring

Hang in there

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

Kelly: Studying for this exam is so hard. I want to give up!

Mel: Hang in there! It will soon be over.

Does it mean:

a) hang around

b) hang out with someone

c) don’t give up

d) ask someone for advice

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: c) don’t give up