1. To beat the bush means to avoid or delay talking about something
awkward or embarrassing
2. If something is in disguise, it is something that isn't immediately recognized
as being good.
3. To get your on something means to obtain something that is quite difficult
4. To keep yourself to means to live a private life and not involve yourself with
5. To know with somebody means to know what somebody thinks about you and
exactly what the situation is.
6. To pull somebody’s means tomar el pelo
7. If you something behind you, then you forget about an unpleasant
experience and think about the future.
8. To say what’s on your means to tell someone what you’re thinking or worrying about.
Complete the following sentences with one of the idioms from the
1. It wasn’t easy, but I finally managed to
two tickets for
the final between Barcelona and Chelsea.
2. I couldn’t believe my bad luck when I got hit by that
car, but when I received 20,000 Euros in compensation and 2
months off work I realized it was
3. I was upset after the divorce, but I soon decided to
and get on with my
4. You’ve been acting strange all morning and you look
really worried. I know there’s something on your mind. Why
don’t you stop and
just tell me what’s wrong?
5. I don’t really know what my neighbour’s like. She
and I hardly speak
to her. She’s a very private person.
6. Jonny told me he’s going to work in sex shop in Madrid
next month. I don’t believe him. I’m sure he’s
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