Splendid Expressions Week 20: Day 1 of 5

Topic: COMMUNICATION

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

If you need any help just ........ the word and I'll be round immediately.
a)
b)
c)
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2

Look, if there's something the matter just get it off your ........ and stop sitting there with a long face!

a)
b)
c)
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3

The builder was late again today. If he's not here at 9.00 tomorrow I'm really going to give him a ........ of my mind.

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

4

A) We've got a spare bed so if you want to stay the night just say the and we'll get it ready for you.

B) The meeting was a good opportunity to all the things that had been worrying me off my chest.

C) I got so angry with the company I phoned them up and gave them a of my mind.

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Make them your own!

1) It's your birthday and your friend says: 'If you want to go out tonight just say the word and I'll treat you'. Where would you go?
2) Is there something you'd like to get off your chest with someone?
3) If you continually get poor service are you able to give someone a piece of your mind or are you less assertive?

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