CT Quiz 354

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) (as) warm as _____; to propose a _____; to be the _____ of [somewhere]; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

CT Quiz 353

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) he’s a pain in the _____; a millstone around sb’s _____; to breathe down sb’s _____; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

End the Confusion (2): Lend or Borrow?

LEND sth (TO sb)  / LEND sb sth Meaning: Give something to somebody temporarily but then they have to return it. Michael lent his computer to Charlie for the weekend. Quick, can you lend me a pen? I lent the money to Nicola! It wasn’t a gift! I’m expecting her to give it back.   BORROW sth…

Word Formation (28)

Use the word in capitals to form a new word which fits the gap. Don’t worry about the treatment. It’s absolutely _____ .  PAIN Heavy snow has been _____ for tonight.  CAST They can’t expect us to work seven days in a row. That’s totally _____!  REASON   Answers 1.painless  2. forecast  3. unreasonable

CT Quiz 352

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) the grey _____; to _____ with your feet; a postal _____; to cast your _____; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

CT Quiz 351

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) a booster _____; an aisle _____; to be on the edge of your _____; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

Practising Through Songs (2): Winter Wonderland

Just in time for Christmas here’s a very well-known festive tune: Winter Wonderland. I have chosen Ella Fitzgerald’s version as I’m a big fan of hers. Here’s the link to the song on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_SkK4trIYE. There are other great versions but bear in mind that the lyrics may differ slightly. You’ll find the answers at the bottom…

CT Quiz 350

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) a _____-scratcher; I can’t make _____ nor tail of it; to be _____ and shoulders above the rest; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

CT Quiz 349

  What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) to jump to your _____; to get cold  _____; to have itchy _____;   Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )  

TOP PHRASE #2: I CAN’T BE BOTHERED

I (just) can’t be bothered (to do sth) Meaning:  I don’t feel like making the effort Examples: I’ve had a really long day at work. All I want to do is relax at home and watch TV. My friends want to go out but I just can’t be bothered. I’m just too tired. It’s so…

CT Quiz 348

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) _____ somebody for a fool; _____ something/somebody for granted; _____ the plunge; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

CT Quiz 347

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) a _____ hole; to give sb a _____ eye; to be the _____ sheep of the family; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )