Splendid Expressions Week 7: Day 4 of 5

Topic: SHOPPING

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

When most people win the lottery the first thing they do is go on a spending .........

a)
b)
c)
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2

I picked up a ........ in town this morning. They were selling CDs at half price and I got the one I've been after for just a few pounds.

a)
b)
c)
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3

You need a new suit. Why don't you treat yourself and ........ out on a nice one in that new shop?

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

4

A) Personal debt is increasing yet some people still continue to go on sprees.

B) The Spring sales are always a good time to up a bargain in the UK.

C) I think the boss must have been given a raise. Have you seen that new car he's splashed on.

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Make them your own!

1) If you could go on a spending spree tomorrow, what kind of things would you buy?
2) Where is the best place to go where you live to pick up a bargain?
3) What did you buy the last time you splashed out on something?

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