Splendid Expressions Week 12: Day 5 of 5

Topic: WORK

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

Terry's been told to ........ his weight or he'll be asked to leave the team.

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b)
c)
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2

There's no need to thank me. It's all ........ a day's work.

a)
b)
c)
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3

We've dealt with their company for years. They're always prepared to go the ........ mile to keep their customers happy.

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

4

A) She's been pulling her a bit more since she was given a bit more responsibility.

B) Saving lives is all in a day's for the doctors and nurses at Munsford hospital.

C) If you're willing to go the extra in business you'll have people queueing up to buy from you.

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Make them your own!

1) If you're part of a team do you generally pull your weight?
2) What do you think is all in a day's work for a typical teacher?
3) Can you remember the last time a business went the extra mile for you?

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