SELAA 1 to 6 - Part 2

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SELAA 1 to 6 - Part 2
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SELAA 1 to 6 Part 2
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  1. Opening a branch office in China is ______ said _______ done because of all the government regulations.


    Opening a branch office in China is easier said than done because of all the government regulations.
  2. When high school coaches don't win, they _____ canned and have to look for a new job at another school.
    When high school coaches don't win, they GET canned and have to look for a new job at another school.
  3. ______ in there. It's supposed to get warmer today. Let's hope the winter is officially over!
    • HANG in there. It's supposed to get warmer today. Let's hope the winter is officially over!
  4. If _______ comes to _______, we can always move back home and start all over again.
    If WORSE comes to WORST, we can always move back home and start all over again.


  5. The next time you get a lower grade than you expected, _______ your chin _____. It's not such a big deal.


    The next time you get a lower grade than you expected, keep your chin up. It's not such a big deal.


  6. The arrest, detention or imprisonment of a child shall be … used only as a _______ of ________ resort and for the shortest appropriate period of time.


    The arrest, detention or imprisonment of a child shall be … used only as a MEASURE of LAST resort and for the shortest appropriate period of time.
  7. Our situation is very sad, and we refugees really _____ from hand to ________.
    Our situation is very sad, and we refugees really LIVE from hand to MOUTH.
  8. Why do we _____ _______ with people throwing cigarette butts out of their car windows?It's horrible! I can' stand it.
    Why do we PUT UP with people throwing cigarette butts out of their car windows?It's horrible! I can' stand it.
  9. He won't make any changes to the document. There's no _______ ______ complaining.
    He won't make any changes to the document. There's no POINT IN complaining.
  10. Customers keep complaining. It doesn't work. Please go _____ ____ ______ ________ board and come up with a new idea.
    Customers keep complaining. It doesn't work. Please go back to the drawing board and come up with a new idea.
  11. I know you're disappointed, but look ____ the _______ side. You'll have another chance next month.
    I know you're disappointed, but look ON the BRIGHT side. You'll have another chance next month.
  12. Who's the president's ______-hand _______? That's the person you have to contact.
    Who's the president's right-hand man? That's the person you have to contact.
  13. We need a salary increase. This amount of money is not enough to ______ ends ______.
    We need a salary increase. This amount of money is not enough to make ends meet.
  14. In 2009 too many people were ____ ____ work in the United States.
    In 2009 too many people were out of work in the United States.
  15. As soon as he _____ eyes ____ her, he fell in love.
    As soon as he set eyes on her, he fell in love.
  16. I thought I could trust him but he ______ me in the back when he talked to my boss.
    I thought I could trust him but he stabbed me in the back when he talked to my boss.
  17. All those details are beside the ______. What's important is that we can't make ends meet.
    All those details are beside the point. What's important is that we can't make ends meet.
  18. Argggh! 80% of Americans: stressed _____ at work. (South Florida Business Journal)
    Argggh! 80% of Americans: stressed out at work. (South Florida Business Journal)
  19. Here's the fork that tells you _____ for eating too fast. BBC News
    Here's the fork that tells you off for eating too fast. BBC News
  20. ________ goodness you are ok! Where on earth have you been?


    Thank
    goodness you are ok! Where on earth have you been?
  21. That bill will never be passed. Paying no taxes for 3 months? When ______ fly.
    That bill will never be passed. Paying no taxes for 3 months? When pigs fly.
  22. Why contact only home users? Come on. Think _____ .Call IBM.
    Why contact only home users? Come on. Think big. Call IBM.

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