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

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

Many moons ago

Do you know the English expression “many moons ago”? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Ian: Have you ever been to India?

Ben: Yes I have. It was many moons ago though.

Does it mean:

a) a few weeks ago

b) a long time ago

c) 50 years ago

d) a few days ago

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) a long time ago