Splendid Expressions Week 2: Day 5 of 5

Topic: SHOPPING

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

Do you think Sally's won the lottery or something? She's been spending money like ........ lately.

a)
b)
c)
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2

I bought this jacket in the sales. It was dirt .........

a)
b)
c)
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3

Could you ........ the cheque out to 'Gilberts' and write your name on the back.

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

4

A) If they keep spending money water they'll end up getting into serious debt.

B) I never really get a good bargain but the camera I bought on holiday was cheap.

C) I've got less of a need to make cheques since I got my debit card.

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Make them your own!

1) Can you remember a time when you or someone you know spent money like water?
2) Can you think of an item you bought that was dirt cheap?
3) When, if ever, do you make out cheques?

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