101 American English Idioms: Understanding and Speaking by Harry Collis

By Harry Collis

This choice of whimsically illustrated cartoons, dialogues, and narrative is particularly designed to increase American English comprehension and pronunciation abilities

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At this rate he'll never have a penny to his name! 62 In Stitches (laughing very hard) Danny was hilarious at the party the other night. He had us all in stitches! I didn't realize that he was such a comedian. He's always been funny, but last night he outdid himself. He had us laughing so hard that it hurt our sides. 63 Dressed to the Teeth (dressed elegantly) Did you see Hilda at the party last night? Yes, I did. She was really dressed to the teeth! Well, she had on her finest, most elegant clothing because she was out to make a good impression, on Bill.

Yes, I did. He was planning on surprising her with the tickets for their anniversary, but someone spilled the beans. What a shame! That was supposed to have been a surprise. Yes, it's too bad that someone told her about the trip beforehand and ruined Harry's surprise. That's OK. Her enthusiasm was not dampened in the least! 37 Feed Someone a Line (deceive someone) Mr. Jones had been telling Louise how efficient she was and how much he admired her work at the office. He had promised her a promotion in the near future, but she soon discovered that he was feeding her a line when he passed her by and gave the promotion to someone less capable.

That was supposed to have been a surprise. Yes, it's too bad that someone told her about the trip beforehand and ruined Harry's surprise. That's OK. Her enthusiasm was not dampened in the least! 37 Feed Someone a Line (deceive someone) Mr. Jones had been telling Louise how efficient she was and how much he admired her work at the office. He had promised her a promotion in the near future, but she soon discovered that he was feeding her a line when he passed her by and gave the promotion to someone less capable.

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