Be out of (something)

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

Nathan: Oh no! We are out of milk! How am I going to eat my cereal?

Liam: Why don’t you go and buy some now?

Does it mean:

a) to run out of something

b) to have a lot of something

c) to put something outside

d) to need something

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) to run out of something

Doze off

Do you know the English expression “to doze off“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Karl: How was the lecture this morning?

Lucy: Really boring. Half of the people listening dozed off.

Does it mean:

a) walk out

b) fall asleep

c) talk

d) do something else

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) fall asleep

I’m broke!

Do you know the English expression “to be broke“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Harry: Are you coming out on Saturday night?

Jose: I can’t. I’m broke. I don’t get paid until next week.

Does it mean:

a) to be broken

b) to be upset

c) to not feel like going out

d) to have no money

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: d) to have no money

At once

Do you know the English expression “at once“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Des: Look at the time! It’s already 7!

Claire: We must leave at once! We are going to be late!

Does it mean:

a) immediately

b) one time

c) earlier

d) later

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) immediately