Splendid Expressions Week 6: Day 2 of 5

Topic: FOOD AND DRINK

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

There's no need to go mad with healthy eating. You just need to make sure you eat a ........ diet.

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b)
c)
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2

The last time I saw Tom he was in the pub drowning his ........ after his girlfriend had left him.

a)
b)
c)
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3

We all expected the boss would ........ the bill but we ended up having to pay for our own meal.

a)
b)
c)
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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) It's frightening how few children are eating a balanced these days. The only thing they seem to like is fast food.

B) There's no point going out night after night to your sorrows. You need to face your problems.

C) Put your money away, I insist. It's my birthday and I'm going to foot the .

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Make them your own!

1) What do you consider to be a balanced diet?
2) Have you ever drowned your sorrows?
3) When might someone foot the bill in a restaurant?

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