Choose the correct colour idiom to complete the sentences.
 

1. I know we've agreed the terms and conditions on the phone, but I really need something in so that I can talk to the board of directors. Can you send me a confirmation email of everything we talked about?
2. Although I live near the beach, I only ever go swimming . I hate the sand and I'm sure the water's polluted.
3. My mate John's just bought a gorgeous new Android phone and I'm
4. My parents were both workers. My dad was a bank manager and my mum was the personal secretary to the managing director of an insurance company.
5. The day I graduated from university was for me. I'll never forget it. It marked the end of one chapter and the beginning of a successful career.
6. I didn't want to get my brother into trouble so I told to my parents.
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Grammar - Sentence Transformations
Take the information in the first sentence and re-write it, using the word in capital so that the second sentence has a similar meaning. You cannot change the word in bold. Write between 3 and 5 words in the space including the word in capital. Follow the example.
 

Example: "If I were you, I would just ignore dad's advice," Dave told his sister.
    NOTICE
Dave advised his sister their dad's advice.
1. If you have a dish washer, washing plates and cutlery by hand is unnecessary.
    SAVES
Having a dish washer wash plates and cutlery by hand.
2. Samantha didn’t even try to discover who had stolen her wedding ring.
    EFFORT
Samantha out who had stolen her wedding ring.
3. I would like to say that we weren't satisfied with how the tour operator treated us.
    EXPRESS
I wish to the poor service we received from the tour operator.
4. We fully intend to expand into South and Central America if we get this contract.
    EVERY
We into South and Central America if we get this contract.
5. “Will you drive me to the airport, please,” Rachel asked me.
    GIVE
Rachel asked me if to the airport.
6. My boss doesn’t like it when we arrive at our weekly meetings late.
    OBJECTS
My boss arriving late at our weekly meetings.
7. You really should be more careful how you look.
    PRIDE
It’s about time you appearance.
8. I'm not a bit like my father.
    TAKE
I all.
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Animal Parts
Match the
animal part with the animal it belongs to.
 

1. hump
2. horn
3. antennae / feelers
4. paw
5. trunk
6. fins
7. feathers
8. mane
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Complete the following sentences by writing the correct animal part from the previous exercise in the gaps.
 

1. A is the soft foot of a mammal, generally a quadruped, that has claws or nails.
2. Fish have to help them swim and change direction.
3. A is a pointed projection of the skin on the head of various animals like bulls and rhinos. Deer, caribou, antelope and moose have antlers.
4. Adult elephants have on either side of their mouths. They are made of ivory.
5. are elongated, continuously growing front teeth, usually but not always in pairs, that protrude well beyond the mouth of certain mammal species like elephants and walruses.
6. A is the hair that grows around the neck of animals like horses and male lions. A lioness doesn't have one.
7. A is a curved, pointed appendage, found at the end of a toe or finger in most mammals and reptiles, including birds.
8. Insects have or . They use them to sense things by touch or to search for food.
9. One or two? All camels have . A dromedary camel has only one, but a Bactrian camel has two.
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