Choose the best expression to complete the sentences.
 

1. Pepito’s getting married next month and all his mates are going out on a the Saturday before the wedding.
2. The radio station sent me to interview five honest politicians. It was a . I couldn’t even find one!
3. I’m sorry if my voice sounds a bit a strange. I’ve got a today.
4. I’ll lend you my hard copy of ‘Phrasal Verbs for Idiots’, but I’ve used it a lot and it’s a bit .
5. Years ago, students used to learn English , which means they keep repeating everything the teacher says.
6. When driving, you must stop when you see a pedestrian on a .
7. The shiny bits of glass in the middle of the road that reflect your car headlights when you’re driving at night are called .
8. Pepito likes drinking beer and whisky every day, but he doesn’t like to be as an alcoholic.

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Find the Collocation – TO COME, TO MEET, TO JUMP, TO HOLD, TO HAVE. Choose the one verb that collocates with the following expressions.
 

1. the queue / to a conclusion / in at the deep end / (up and down) for joy / the lights / on the bandwagon
2.
your cake and eat it / it both ways / ants in your pants / a chip on your shoulder / a job lined up / something - nothing against something - someone
3.
clean / to an end / to nothing / up against a brick wall / down on someone like a ton of bricks / up to scratch
4.
down a job / your breath / a meeting / a record / out for a better offer / a passpor
5.
a deadline / with disaster / your match / a need / someone halfway / requirements
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Now complete the sentences with expressions from the previous exercise.
 

1. Pepito has changed companies so many times in the last 2 years that I’m beginning to think he can’t hold .
2. I think you should come and be honest with me about what happened with you and that boy in Ibiza.
3. You ‘ve got to decide between living with your girlfriend and doing your own laundry and cooking yourselves, or living at home with your mother and I. You can’t have .
4. The police stopped me and I got a fine the other day for jumping in the city centre. There was no one on the zebra crossing, so I just kept going.
5. Pepito said he’s going to get married in April, but don’t hold . He’s been engaged so many times before.
6. I’m sorry, I can’t pay you the 2,500 euros a month that you’re asking for, but I do I respect the qualifications and experience you have. Why don’t we meet and agree on 2000 euros per month?
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Match the animals with the noises they make. Follow the example.
 

1. A cat
2. A snake
3. An owl
4. A frog
5. A horse
6. A sheep

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Find the Collocation – TO PLAY, TO DRAW, TO MAKE, TO BEAR, TO STAND. Choose the verb that collocates with the following expressions.
 

1.
truant
a trick on someone
a part in something
hard to get
down (the seriousness of) something

2.
with someone
someone a grudge
something in mind
little resemblance to someone/something
it
responsibility

3.
ends meet
up for something
the best of something
allowances for
your blood boil
sure
4.
breath
the curtains
a blank
a conclusión
the line at something
someone’s attention to something

5.
trial
for something
a chance of getting/doing something
to reason
someone in good stead
for office (president, prime minister etc)

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Now complete the sentences with expressions from the previous exercise.
 

1. My boss refused to raise my salary again, he’s making me work extra hours and reduced my holiday by a week. I hate it when people take advantage like that. It really makes .
2. There’s a girl at work who keeps flirting with me. She’s always smiling at me and making me coffee. But when I ask her to go for a drink she says ‘no’. I think she’s playing .
3. It stands you’ll get a promotion at the end of the year. You’re our top salesperson and you’re the boss’s son-in-law!
4. Quick! Turn off the lights and draw . Your parents have just pulled up outside in their car and I don’t want them to know that we’re at home!
5. Actually, my wife’s studying for her master’s degree and we’re living off my salary as an English teacher at the moment. We’ve been finding it very difficult to make since the baby was born.
6. Bear I can’t speak French, so if we go to that conference in Paris, you’ll have to make the arrangements and do all the talking.

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