1 - Language of Approximation
2 - Tom Dick and Harry
What does this mean? Isn't it a contradiction
"Every Tom, Dick and Harry is called John" - Joke
3 - Gap Filling
Mind the gap. There are far more dangerous worries in the modern city.
Complete these sentences using one or two words in each gap.
Fill the gaps
He (made ; gave ; delivered)
made / gave a very
on the interview panel.
No one has been able to
resolve the ____
issue / problem / question of
what to do with nuclear waste.
He made me ____
stupid when he showed them all the old photographs.
By the fourth lap Criville
had already ____
obtained / gained /
established / taken / achieved / had
a considerable advantage over the other riders.
After her marriage broke up she couldn't
hide / face / ignore her
doubts about her
ability to sustain
Having a decent breakfast
difference to the way I feel half way through the morning.
You can trust John. He
achieved / got the
promotion he'd been wanting for years.
After two months of not allowing herself to so much as smile she finally
got / gained / took some control
over the class.
He got into some sort of
dispute / argument / battle / war with the
authorities and they refused to renew his residence permit.
She gained invaluable
____ experience working with
her father in the summer holidays.
We resolved ____
to get (get on) on