Everyday idioms in business use


Exercise 1

Complete the idioms below with the missing words.

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1. Break your !

2. Don’t let the out of the bag.

3. You’ve just hit the on the head.

4. Piece of .

5. It’s raining .

Now match the idioms to their meanings:
That’s really easy.
Don’t tell anyone, it’s a secret.
Good luck!
It’s pouring with rain.
That’s the point!

Exercise 2

Complete the short dialogue below with the missing Idioms.

Peter: Hi, Jane! How are you doing today?

Jane: Oh, fine, thanks. And you? Are you ready for the presentation?

Peter: Well, you know, I think I am, but you can never be sure what’s going to come up.

Jane: 1) ___________, then.

Peter: Thanks. 2) _____________ but I’m feeling pretty nervous.

Jane: Oh, are you? Come on, it’s a 3) ________________.

Peter: Yeah, I should probably be more positive and confident, you know, all that soft skills stuff… Maybe I should go for a walk before the presentation just to clear my head.

Jane: Peter, that’s not a good idea. 4) _______________.

Peter: Is it? I haven’t even noticed. I must be losing touch with reality…

Jane: You’ve just 5) _______________, Peter.


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