Tuesday, March 18, 2014

When, do you think, Ukraine will pick up the pieces?

Let's try: 
  1. to put all your eggs in one basket
  2. to pick up the pieces
  3. to keep your head down
  4. to give sb the cold shoulder
  5. to get on like a house on fire
Do you know any of these? If yes, great! If not, take a look at their meanings below:
  1. stawiać wszystko na jedną kartę
  2. powrócić do normalnego życia; pozbierać się
  3. siedzieć cicho
  4. być dla kogoś niemiłym; traktować kogoś ozięble
  5. bardzo się polubić; przypaść sobie do gustu
And now a few examples:
  1. Do you often take hasty decisions and put all your eggs in one basket?
  2. When will Ukraine pick up the pieces?
  3. Do you have a feeling that the West is actually keeping its head down over Ukraine?
  4. It's time Putin was given the cold shoulder by the USA.
  5. My wife and I didn't get on like a house on fire at once.

And finally some HOMEWORK for you!
Please write here your own examples with these idioms! Let's talk!

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