Splendid Expressions Week 24: Day 4 of 5

Topic: ACTIVITY

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

I'm afraid I won't be able to come out this weekend. I'm absolutely snowed ........ with work.
a)
b)
c)
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2

If you ......... down and try to concentrate I'm sure you'll do well in your exams.

a)
b)
c)
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3

The doctor's told me to ......... it easy and to avoid stressful situations.

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

4

A) We're completely under at the moment because we've got a couple of employees off sick.

B) Steve doesn't seem to be able to knuckle . Do you think he's got problems at home?

C) How am I supposed to take it with so many things to do at work?

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Make them your own!

1) When was the last time you were snowed under with work?
2) Are you able to knuckle down to work or are you easily distracted?
3) What do you spend your time doing when you want to take it easy?

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