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IDIOMS HAY TRONG IELTS SPEAKING PART 3

NGOC ANH IELTS chào tất cả các bạn! Hôm nay cùng NGOC ANH IELTS học về Idioms hay IELTS speaking part 3 nhé!

Hard Nut To Crack

Definition: a problem that is hard to solve or a person who is hard to understand

Example:

  • Tom sure is a hard nut to crack. I can’t figure him out.

Down the road

Definition: In the future

  • I may at some point travel around the world but that’s down the road.

Put one’s cards on the table 

Definition: Be open and honest about your feelings and intentions

Example

  • I thought it was time I laid my cards on the table, so I told her that I had no intention of being her lover.

Play Ace

Definition: Use one’s best resource/weapon

Example

It’s time to play our ace and put our strongest player.

Cut Class

Definition:  To skip a school class | not go to school without excuse

Example

  • Ifshe cuts class more than 4 times, she‘ll fail the course.

Bone Of Contention

Definition: The  main point of an argument.

Example:

” Nowadays, the increase in white-collar crime has become a bone of contention between politicians.”  

Eat The Humble Pie 

Definition: To accept you were wrong in humiliating circumstances.

Example:

“The producers of the advert had to eat humble pie and apologise for misrepresenting thefacts.”

Accidentally On Purpose

Definition: If  you do something accidentally on purpose, you intend to do it but you pretend that it was an accident

Example:

  • I accidentally on purpose erased my teacher’s email address, so I couldn’t contact her again.

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