Part 9 Work and business.Проверочная работа № 9
Idioms → Проверочная работа № 9. Work and business.
1. Match the idioms with their meanings.
Keyoff the cuff = without preparation
in the red = owing money
big fish = important person
mind's eye = imagination
|1) off the cuff
2) in the red
3) big fish
4) mind's eye
b) without preparation
c) owing money
d) important person
2. Complete the idioms.
Key1 I must choose, but I just can't make up my mind.
2 He started the business at home on a shoestring.
3 It takes a few days to find your feet in a new job.
4 My salary is very low, and I can't make ends meet.
a) I must choose, but I just can't make up ____________.
b) He started the business at home on a ____________.
c) It takes a few days to find ____________ in a new job.
d) My salary is very low, and I can't make ____________.
3. Are these things good or bad for a business?
being in the black
feeling the pinch
making a killing
4. Look at the pictures. Complete the idioms.
Key1 ... sink or swim.
2 ... got off the ground
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