Steer clear of (something/someone)

Do you know the English expression “to steer clear of (something/someone)”? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Andy: You should steer clear of the boss today. She’s in a bad mood.

Francis: OK, thanks for letting me know.

Does it mean:

a) be nice

b) avoid

c) ignore

d) be polite

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) avoid

Turn back the clock

Do you know the English expression “to turn back the clock“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Rob: I really wish I had studied more for the test.

Kyle: Well, it’s too late now. You can’t turn back the clock.

Does it mean:

a) return to the past

b) do something earlier

c) do something later

d) turn the hands of a clock back

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) return to the past

Crave (something)

Do you know the English verb “to crave (something)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Marie: You are eating a lot of chocolate lately.

Sarah: I’ve been craving it for days. I don’t know why!

Does it mean:

a) eat

b) really like something

c) buy

d) really want something

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: d) really want something

Brisk

Do you know the English adjective “brisk“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Jeff: You look cheerful today.

Mary: I’m feeling great. I went for a brisk walk before breakfast.

Does it mean:

a) slow

b) quick

c) long

d) short

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) quick