Splendid Expressions Week 6: Day 1 of 5

Topic: HAPPY OCCASIONS

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

We went to that new club in town last Saturday and had a ........ of a time.

a)
b)
c)
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2

After a busy week at work the women in the office decided to go out and ........ the town red.

a)
b)
c)
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3

You've been working so hard on your revision. Why don't you go out and ........ your hair down?

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

4

A) Apparently, they're having a whale of a on holiday and are thinking of staying for a few days longer.

B) The team are all planning to go out and paint the red after winning the competition.

C) You should let your hair once in a while instead of working long hours every day.

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Make them your own!

1) Where were you when you last had a whale of a time?
2) Where would you go if you and your friends decided to paint the town red?
3) What do you do to help yourself relax and let your hair down?

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