SELAA Lesson 1

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SELAA Lesson 1
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2013-05-20 23:39:46
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Speak English like an American Lesson 1
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  1. He is about ____ leave.
    He is ABOUT TO leave.
  2. Call her. ______ all, she has already apologized.
    Call her. AFTER ALL, she has already apologized.
  3. It's raining, but at _______ I have an umbrella.
    It's raining, but AT LEAST I have an umbrella.
  4. They decided to ______ the news on Facebook.
    They decided to BREAK THE NEWS on Facebook.
  5. Living in London costs ____________.
    Living in London COSTS AN ARM AND A LEG.
  6. Working as an errands boy was a dead-_____________ so he decided to quit.
    Working as an errands boy was a DEAD-END JOB so he decided to quit.
  7. Let's ___________ Unless you find a job, you won't be able to save any money.
    LET'S FACE IT. Unless you find a job, you won't be able to save any money.
  8. I think of tatoos and they ___________ creeps.
    I think of tatoos and they GIVE ME THE CREEPS.
  9. This is an absolute failure. You have to go back _________________
    This is an absolute failure. You have to GO BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD.
  10. Unless sales go up, the company might go _________.
    Unless sales go up, the company might GO BELLY-UP.
  11. After she arrived late for the third time in a row, she was given ___________
    After she arrived late for the third time in a row, she was GIVEN THE AX.
  12. Don't _______ you temper so easily. You'll have a stroke!
    Don't LOSE YOUR TEMPER so easily. You'll have a stroke!
  13. She couldn't make up _________________ so I finally decided which resto to go to.
    She couldn't MAKE UP HER MIND so I finally decided which resto to go to.
  14. There's __________ in inviting her. She doesn't like hiking.
    There's NO POINT IN INVITING her. She doesn't like hiking.
  15. I can't understand how you can put __________ so much noise. I wouldn't be able to.
    I can't understand how you can PUT UP WITH so much noise. I wouldn't be able to.
  16. This new drink will be a real _______. There's way too much competition.
    This new drink will be a REAL FLOP. There's way too much competition.
  17. How come you forgot to buy some beer? Let's hope one of our friends brings some bottles and __________ the day!
    How come you forgot to buy some beer? Let's hope one of our friends brings some bottles and SAVES THE DAY!
  18. Although she's turned 90, she's still as sharp ____________
    Although she's turned 90, she's stillAS SHARP AS A TACK.
  19. Let's talk this matter ________ as soon as we get to the office tomorrow.
    Let's TALK this matter OVER as soon as we get to the office tomorrow.
  20. I wouldn't buy anything there. They charge _____________
    I wouldn't buy anything there. They CHARGE TOP DOLLAR.

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