Thursday, April 18, 2019

Week of May 22


*This will be my final post of the school year.

Grammar ~ Tag Questions





The Music of English: Connected Speech




Vocabulary


GO THROUGH WITH/THE LAST (FINAL) STRAW

WOD: go through with           ___________  or ___________ with something      
1.     I didn’t have the nerve to go through with the elective surgery.
2.     Maria went through with her divorce even though it was difficult.
POD: the last (final) straw                 the last ___________ a person can ___________   
1.     Your rude email to me is the last straw! I’m going to look for a new job!
2.     My sister has always been unkind towards me, but when she started being unkind to our mother it was the final straw.

MIX UP/WALK ON EGGSHELLS

WOD: mix up               ___________ two people or things
1.     People often mix up the identical twin sisters.
2.     I always mix up Rhode Island and New Hampshire on a map.

POD: walk on eggshells       to act in a __________ manner
1.     Ever since I smashed my parents’ car, I've been walking on eggshells with them.
2.     When my mother-in-law stays at our house, I feel like I'm walking on eggshells.




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