Speak your mind

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

Helen: I noticed a lot of people don’t like the boss.

Rufus: That’s because he always speaks his mind. Sometimes it can be hurtful.

Does it mean:

a) talk to oneself

b) gossip

c) hide one’s feelings

d) say one’s true feelings

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Answer: d) say one’s true feelings

Fish for a compliment

Do you know the English expression “to fish for a compliment“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Judy: Anna looked beautiful last night, but she kept saying she looked bad.

Marcy: She was fishing for a compliment. She always says bad things about herself when she dresses up.

Does it mean:

a) try to make someone say something nice about you

b) try to make someone say you look like a fish

c) go fishing

d) try to make people feel bad about themselves

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Answer: a) try to make someone say something nice about you

From……. to riches

Can you complete this famous English expression? It means that a person becomes rich and famous after being poor.

Eddie: Did you enjoy the movie last night?

Graham: Yes, I love stories in which the main character goes from ……… to riches.

From…….. to riches

a) poor

b) low

c) rags

d) depression

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Answer: c) rags

From rags to riches