Fall out with (someone)

Do you know the phrase “to fall out with (someone)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Karen: Why aren’t you talking to your brother?

Tom: I fell out with him last week. He said bad things about my friend.

Does it mean:

a) move away from someone

b) have an argument and stop being friendly with someone

c) have an argument and make friends with someone

d) hit someone

The answer is below! ↓

 

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Answer: b) have an argument and stop being friendly with someone

Put (something) out

Do you know the English expression “to put (something) out“?  Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Tom: Have the firefighters put the fire out yet?

Jess: Yes, they have.

Tom: How did the fire start?

Jess: John didn’t put his cigarette out properly.

Does it mean:

a) extinguish

b) ignite

c) burn

d) light up

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) extinguish

Put (something) away

Do you know the English expression “to put (something) away?” Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Harriet: Susie, the living room is a mess! Put your toys away!

Susie: OK, mum. I’ll put them away now.

Does it mean:

a) throw  away

b) put something in a different room

c) tidy up

d) make a mess

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Answer: c) tidy up

Stick it out

Do you know the English expression “to stick it out“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Yuri: I heard you don’t like your new job. Why don’t you quit?

Cindy: Because it will be difficult to find a new one. I’ll just have to stick it out for a while longer until I can find something else.

Does it mean:

a) stick something outside

b) endure something

c) hate something

d) look for something

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Answer: b) endure something

Take in the sights

Do you know the English expression “to take in the sights“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Barbara: So what are you going to do in Paris?

Ella: I’m going to take in the sights. There are so many places I want to see!

Does it mean:

a) go sightseeing

b) go inside famous buildings

c) take something somewhere

d) take photographs

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Answer: a) go sightseeing

 

Get out of (doing something)

Do you know the English expression “to get out of (doing something)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Joyce: How did you get out of cleaning the office yesterday?

Gary: I told the boss I had a bad back and couldn’t do anything physical.

Does it mean:

a) avoid (doing something)

b) stop (doing something)

c) try not to (do something)

d) tell someone to (do something)

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) avoid (doing something)

Count on (someone)

Do you know the English expression “to count on (someone)“? Read the coversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Tracey: I need someone to help me with my taxes.

Robert: Ask Tim. He’s good at that. You can count on him.

Does it mean:

a) count something for someone

b) count something on someone

c) depend on someone

d) ask someone

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) depend on someone