Card Set Information
english bbc flatmates
It is very quiet [idiom]
You can hear a pin drop
The tag for 'Let's' is ...
'shall we? '
Let's go to the party, shall we?
tired [adj, informal]
Something, such as one's food or entertainment, that is paid for by someone else.
to influence someone suddenly to behave in a particular way
to come over sb
I'm sorry! That was a stupid thing to say - I don't know what came over me.
He gave you a present! What's come over him?
Injury or destruction of skin and underlying tissue from prolonged exposure to freezing or subfreezing temperatures.
a religious song (hymn) or non-religious song about Christmas
a tough paper used for wrapping
small coloured electric bulbs strung together and used for decoration, esp on a Christmas tree
A promise we make at New Year to improve ourselves
a New Year's resolution
to kiss passionately
the words in 1st conditional
if, unless, so long as, provided that
will, may, might
to react in a very angry way to something that someone says or does
to fly off the handle
He's extremely irritable - he flies off the handle at the slightest thing.
to become angry
to see red
I saw red when he refused my request for a pay rise
to be getting angry
to make sb hot under the collar
to make sb's blood boil
Noisy children make the teacher hot under the collar.
Noisy children make his blood boil.
to be about to lose someone's temper
to be at the end of my tether
I'm at the end of my tether.
The last in a series of unpleasant events which finally makes you feel that you cannot continue to accept a bad situation
to be the last straw
That accident was the last straw.
to irritate or annoy somebody, usually because he does something repeatedly.
to wind sb up
to drives sb up the wall
He really winds me up.
He drives me up the wall.
Generous in forgiving; eschewing resentment or revenge; unselfish.
to keep promises
to be dependable
able to judge fairly
likely to suffer from an illness or show a particular negative characteristic
be prone to sth/do sth
He's prone to emotional outbursts
He was prone to depressions even as a teenager.
extremely hateful or angry (adj)
venomous (sb, snake)
to be a sign of something that will happen in the future
These recently published figures bode ill/do not bode well for the company's future.
The hurricane bodes disaster for those areas in its path.