SELAA Lesson 2

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SELAA Lesson 2
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Speak English like an American Lesson 2
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  1. You don't look good. What's __________ with you?
    You don't look good. What's the matter with with you?
  2. Have you heard? John got __________ yesterday and he's desperately looking for a job.
    Have you heard? John got canned yesterday and he's desperately looking for a job.
  3. Although he is the CEO's right ______ man, the board has decided to ________ him the ax.
    Although he is the CEO's right-hand man, the board has decided to ________ him the ax.
  4. You should have asked him directly. I'm sure he feels you have ____________ him _____ the back.
    You should have asked him directly. I'm sure he feels you have stabbed him on the back.
  5. Come on. It's no big deal. _______ your chin _________ You'll pass the exam next time.
    Come on. It's no big deal. Keep your chin up. You'll pass the exam next time.
  6. Who knows? Maybe, he'll ___________ mind tomorrow and decide to stay here.
    Who knows? Maybe, he'll change his mind tomorrow and decide to stay here.
  7. Get a 30% raise? ___________ fly!
    Get a 30% raise? When pigs fly!
  8. What time should we meet? 3 or 4? Come on! Make _________________
    What time should we meet? 3 or 4? Come on! Make up your mind.
  9. She's been late 3 times this week. Her boss is going to tell her ______ and then she'll start crying and bla... bla... bla...
    She's been late 3 times this week. Her boss is going to tell her off and then she'll start crying and bla... bla... bla...
  10. Where have you been? _____ goodness you're home and safe. It's 3 in the morning.
    Where have you been? Thank goodness you're home and safe. It's 3 in the morning.
  11. Dinner at McDonald's? Come on. Think ______ It's her graduation.
    Dinner at McDonald's? Come on. Think big. It's her graduation.
  12. _________ the bright side. The pay is not that good but you'll be able to gain experience.
    Look on the bright side. The pay is not that good but you'll be able to gain experience.
  13. As soon as I ______ eyes on the jacket I knew it'd be awesome.
    As soon as I set eyes on the jacket I knew it'd be awesome.
  14. _____ in there. You're still young. Nobody gets promoted that soon.
    Hang in there. You're still young. Nobody gets promoted that soon.
  15. He's been _________ work for quite some time now so he's started considering the possibility of doing some freelance work.
    He's been out of work for quite some time now so he's started considering the possibility of doing some freelance work.
  16. If he doesn't close this deal we'll be ___________ from ________ mouth till next year!
    If he doesn't close this deal we'll be livingĀ  from hand to mouth till next year!
  17. I'm sure he'll like it. Don't get stressed ______ over this project.
    I'm sure he'll like it. Don't get stressed out over this project.
  18. I moved out and got my own place as soon as I was able to ___________ meet.
    I moved out and got my own place as soon as I was able to make ends meet.
  19. These saving can be used only as ________ resort. Never ever for a vacation.
    These saving can be used only as a last resort. Never ever for a vacation.
  20. If worse ____________, you can move back in. There's always your room for you, Paul.
    If worse comes to worst, you can move back in. There's always your room for you, Paul.
  21. Getting a scholarship to attend university in Europe? ___________ than done.
    Getting a scholarship to attend university in Europe? Easier said than done.

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