Splendid Expressions Week 14: Day 4 of 5

Topic: MOODS and EMOTIONS

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

There's no need to fly off the ........ at me. I didn't make the mistake.

a)
b)
c)
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2

If you want to get in your sister's ........ books why don't you try helping her with her homework?

a)
b)
c)
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3

I'm absolutely ........ to bits to be Leo's best man. I've never been asked before.

a)
b)
c)
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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) You do tend to off the handle over the smallest thing lately. Do you feel stressed about anything?

B) If you want to stay in his good I'd stop helping yourself to his biscuits in the office.

C) We're thrilled to with the new look of the website. The designer's doing a fantastic job.

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Make them your own!

1) Do you sometimes fly off the handle or are you generally laid back?
2) What would be the best thing for someone to do to get into your good books?
3) What had happened the last time you felt thrilled to bits?

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