Презентация "English idioms" 5-8 класс


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ENGLISH IDIOMS

ENGLISH IDIOMS

ANIMAL IDIOMS

1. It rains cats and dogs = It rains hard

Examples:

  • "The weather was horrible on Saturday.  It was raining cats and dogs all day.“
  • If it rains cats and dogs, we will take umbrella.

2. Eat like a pig =to eat noisily and unpleasantly

Examples:

  • On our first date and last date, I noticed that Henry ate like a pig – there was food all over the table.
  • My mom always says that my little sister eats like a pig.

3. Eat like a horse = to eat a lot of food

Example:

  • No wonder he's so fat. He eats like a horse.
  • She eats like a horse, so I don't know how she manages to stay so thin.

4. donkey work = to do hard, boring work

Example:

  • I am tired of doing the donkey work
  • If you want a promotion, you have to do a lot of donkey work first.

5. Kill 2 birds with 1 stone = to solve two problems at one time with a single action

Example:

  •  I killed two birds with one stone and saw some old friends while I was in Leeds visiting my parents.
  • John learned the words to his part in the play while peeling potatoes. He was killing two birds with one stone.

Let’s practice

  • DONKEY WORK
  • KILL TWO BIRDS WITH ONE STONE
  • EAT LIKE A PIG
  • IT RAINS CATS AND DOGS
  • EAT LIKE A HORSE
  • НЕОПРЯТНО КУШАТЬ
  • ЛЬЕТ КАК ИЗ ВЕДРА
  • ОЧЕНЬ МНОГО КУШАТЬ
  • УБИТЬ ДВУХ ЗАЙЦЕВ ОДНИМ ВЫСТРЕЛОМ
  • ДЕЛАТЬ ТЯЖЕЛУЮ РАБОТУ

ENGLISH IDIOMS

RUSSIAN DEFINITIONS

6. PIGS MIGHT FLY = NEVER

Example :

  • 'I'll pay you back on Friday, I promise.' 'Yeah, and pigs might fly.‘
  • "I'll have finished it by tomorrow." "And pigs might fly!"

7. Count sheep = to fall asleep

Example :

  • If people cannot sleep, they are advised to count sheep.
  • I don't even feel sleepy but gotta wake up at 6 in the morning. better start counting sheeps now.

8. A snake in the grass = someone who pretends to be your friend while secretly doing things to harm you

Example:

  • How could I ever have trusted that snake in the grass
  • John is such a snake in the grass.

9. As busy as a bee = to be very busy, active

Example:

  • She's as busy as a bee, always going to meetings and organizing parties.
  • I don't have time to talk to you. I'm as busy as a bee.

10. As blind as a bat = not able to see well

Example:

  • I'm as blind as a bat without my glasses.
  • He lost his sight in an accident and is as blind as a bat.

Let’s practice

  • As blind as a bat
  • Pigs might fly
  • A snake in the grass
  • As busy as a bee
  • Count sheep
  • Никогда
  • Трудолюбивый
  • Скрытый враг
  • Слепой как крот
  • Засыпать

English idioms

Russian definitions