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Idoms for everyday use

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Illustrations by

Luques Nisset

National Textbook Company
a division of NTC/CONTEMPORARY
Lincolnwood, Illinois USA

PUBLISHING GROUP

ISBN: 0-8442-0748-9
Published by National Textbook Company,
a division of NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group, Inc.,
4255 West Touhy Avenue,
Lincolnwood (Chicago), Illinois 60712-1975 U.S.A.
©1994 by NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group, Inc.
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without prior permission of the publisher.
Manufactured in the United States of America.

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Contents
Unit 1 Idioms from Colors

1

Unit 2 Idioms from Food

6

Unit 3 Idioms from Numbers

11

Unit 4 Idioms from Parts of the Body

16

Unit 5 Idioms from People

21

Unit 6 Idioms from Animals

26

Unit 7 Idioms from Geography

31

Unit 8 Idioms from Recreation

36

Unit 9 Idioms with the Word And

41

Unit 10 Idioms from Household Items and Tools

46

Unit 11

52

Idioms from Medicine

Unit 12 Idioms from Plants

58

Unit 13 Idioms from Clothes

63

Unit 14 Idioms from Time

68

Unit 15 Idioms from the Weather

73

Unit 16 Idioms from around the House

78

Unit 17 Idioms with the Word As

83

Unit 18 Idioms with Repetition

88

Unit 19 Idioms with Words That Go Together I

93

Unit 20 Idioms with Words That Go Together II

98

Idioms Review Review for Units 1-3

105

Review for Units 4-6

107

Review for Units 7-9

109

Review for Units 10-12

111

Review for Units 13-15

114

Review for Units 16-18

116

Review for Units 19-20

118

Glossary of Idioms

121

UNIT

1

Idioms from Colors

Reading
Read the story. Then discuss the questions.

In the
Red

The letter came out of the blue! I wasn't expecting it.
But there it was in black and white, signed by the bank
manager. I had no money in my checking account. I was in
the red.
I couldn't believe it. So I went to see the manager. We
looked at the problem together. The bank had made a
mistake. It had put ten dollars into my account instead of
one thousand dollars!
Because it was the bank's mistake, there was no delay
reopening my account. The manager cut through all the red
tape. Now I had money in my account. And I had the
green light to write checks again.

1. Does in the red mean to have enough money or to not have
enough money? When a company is in the red, is it in
trouble?
2. When you learn something out of ...