Lose sleep over (something)

Do you know the English expression “to lose sleep over (something)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Harry: My daughter has started spending all her spare time in her room on her computer. What do you think?

Rachel: It sounds like normal teenager behaviour. I wouldn’t lose sleep over it if I were you.

Does it mean:

a) don’t sleep

b) worry about something

c) stay awake

d) wait for something

The answer is below!↓

 

Answer: b) worry about something

Slip (one’s) mind

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

Jay: Did you take the money to the bank this morning?

Fiona: I planned to, but it slipped my mind. I’ll do it tomorrow morning.

Does it mean:

a) be forgotten

b) be remembered

c) be memorized

d) be cancelled

The answer is below!↓

 

Answer: a) be forgotten

Leave no stone unturned

Do you know the English expression “to leave no stone unturned“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Sasha: Did you find the documents you were looking for?

Mike: I’m still looking. But don’t worry, I will leave no stone unturned.

Does it mean:

a) do everything you can to find something or solve a problem

b) do everything you can to prove that someone stole something

c) turn over stones in the garden

d) uncover secrets

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: a) do everything you can to find something or solve a problem

Set (something) up

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

Andrew: I heard that Grace has set up her own business.

Vera: Yes, she set it up a few months ago. It’s doing quite well.

Does it mean:

a) finish something

b) start something

c) take responsibility for something

d) repeat something

The answer is below! ↓

 

Answer: b) start something