Body idioms discussion questions

Cutting Edge Advanced Module 4

Would you turn a blind eye to your company breaking the law, or would you go to the police?

Would you turn your nose up at the chance to learn English online from an Indian or Filipino teacher?

If you were up to your eyes in work, would you ask for your boss’s help or just do the best you could?

When was the last time you had butterflies in your stomach?

Are there any games or sports that you can usually win hands down?

When did you last put your foot in it during a conversation? What did you say, and what was the reaction?

If I told you that I was impressed by your level of English, would you think I was pulling your leg? Why?

What’s the most mouth watering dish that you can cook?

Who is your usual shoulder to cry on? Why that person?

Would you be happy to pay through the nose for one night in a fabulous hotel?

What makes your blood boil?

Do you have any machines or gadgets which are on their last legs? How long do you think they will last, and what will you do when they break down?

Do you take everything to heart? Why would you say that?

Have you ever been caught red handed? What were you doing, and who caught you? What were the consequences?

Do you have your feet on the ground or your head in the clouds? Are both possible at the same time?

How long can you sit on a bus, train or plane without stretching your legs?

Does your father ever put his foot down? How often, and what about?

Do you trust your gut feelings? Why?

Do you prepare what you are going to say before you have job interviews, or do you just play it by ear?

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Body idioms discussion questions Worksheet 2

Without looking above, fill in the missing words 

Would you turn a blind _________ to your company breaking the law, or would you go to the police?

Would you turn your _________ up at the chance to learn English online from an Indian or Filipino teacher?

If you were up to your _________ in work, would you ask for your boss’s help or just do the best you could?

When was the last time you had _____________ in your stomach?

Are there any games or sports that you can usually win __________ down?

When did you last put your ___________ in it during a conversation? What did you say, and what was the reaction?

If I told you that I was impressed by your level of English, would you think I was pulling your ___________? Why?

What’s the most ___________ watering dish that you can cook?

Who is your usual ___________ to cry on? Why that person?

Would you be happy to pay through the __________ for one night in a fabulous hotel?

What makes your ____________ boil?

Do you have any machines or gadgets which are on their last _________? How long do you think they will last, and what will you do when they break down?

Do you take everything to _______? Why would you say that?

Have you ever been caught red ________ed? What were you doing, and who caught you? What were the consequences?

Do you have your _______ on the ground or your _______ in the clouds? Are both possible at the same time?

How long can you sit on a bus, train or plane without stretching your _____?

Does your father ever put his _______ down? How often, and what about?

Do you trust your ______ feelings? Why?

Do you prepare what you are going to say before you have job interviews, or do you just play it by _________?

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