Splendid Expressions Week 25: Day 1 of 5

Topic: MOODS AND EMOTIONS

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

I'm at my ........ end. I've looked everywhere for my purse and I can't find it anywhere.

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2

You look really cheesed ........ Is everything OK?

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b)
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3

I'm going to do some baby-sitting for Sarah. She sounded at the end of her ........ on the phone and I think she needs a break.

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b)
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Well done! If you are 'at the end of your tether' you are stressed, worried or tired and unable to cope with a situation.Sorry, try again.Your answer has been saved.
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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) Taylor's at his wit's trying to work out how to pay off his debts.

B) I'll be really off if they're late. The dinner will be completely spoiled.

C) Don't wait until you get to the of your tether. Let me know if you need any help.

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Make them your own!

1) Have you ever been at your wits' end about a situation you were in?
2) Is there one thing that really cheeses you off about people in general?
3) Is there someone you could turn to if you were at the end of your tether and needed help?

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