Posted by: crisdiaz24 | October 10, 2011

MIND – IDIOMS

LEXIS IN CONTEXT – IDIOMS – MIND

Match the following idioms with the definitions 1 to 11.

a. To speak your mind

b. To cross your mind

c. To mind your own business

d. To be in two minds about something
e. To be bored out of your mind
f. To make your mind up
g. To change your mind
h. Out of sight, out of mind
i. To give sby a piece of your mind
j. To bear / to keep in mind
k. To slip your mind.

  1. To decide.
  2. To be extremely bored.
  3. To remember a piece of information when you are making a decision or thinking about a matter.
  4. To say what you think about something very directly.
  5. To form a new opinion or make a new decision about something which is different from your old one.
  6. to forget about sthg or to forget to do sthg.
  7. To think of something.
  8. To be unable to decide about something.
  9. To speak angrily to someone about something they have done wrong.
  10. Said to emphasize that when something or someone cannot be seen, it is easy to forget them.
  11. Used to tell someone in a rude way that you do not want them to ask about something private.

 

KEY

 

a/ 4

b/7

c/ 11

d/ 8

e/ 2

f/ 1

g/ 5

h/ 10

i/ 9

j/ 3

k/ 6


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