Splendid Expressions Week 11: Day 5 of 5

Topic: RELATIONSHIPS

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

Our son has really taken a ........ to one of the other boys at nursery. And they play so nicely together as well.

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2

Paula and Cristina are like chalk and ........ I've never known two sisters to be so different.

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3

I had a lovely email this morning from an old school friend who I'd completely lost touch .........

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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) The new boss seems to have a shine to you. She's giving you all the easy jobs!

B) Despite being like and cheese they've both been very successful as a business partnership.

C) I've touch with so many of my old friends. I must make an effort to contact them soon.

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Make them your own!

1) Can you remember the last time you took a shine to someone and what it was about them you liked?
2) Which two of your friends would you describe as being like chalk and cheese?
3) Is there someone you've lost touch with who you'd really like to see again?

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