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2021.02.21 17:03

English Expressions: Appearances are deceiving!

Dialogue


Suzan: Get a load of that little girl. She’s a true troublemaker.

Jenny: Is she? But she doesn’t look so. As they say appearances are deceiving!

Suzan: She’s not that bad. But she’s spoiled because my uncle gets a kick out of her. She keeps him in stitches.

Jenny: But he shouldn’t give in to all her acts. She’ll eventually go out of control.

Suzan: That’s right! You hit the nail on the head. I said that over and over again but my words fall on deaf ears!

Vocabulary

Get a load of: take a look at (to draw attention to someone or something).

Appearances are deceiving: Things can look different from the way they really are.

Spoiled: (adj) (of a person, especially a child) harmed in character by being treated too leniently or indulgently.

Get a kick out of: to get a sense of enjoyment, amusement, or excitement.

Hit the nail on the head:​ to describe exactly a situation/ problem.

Over and over again: again and again.

fall on deaf ears: (of a statement or request) be ignored.



In stitches: laughing uncontrollably.

Give in: to finally agree to what someone wants.

Go out of control: no longer possible to manage.
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Comments

  • Claire 2021.02.21 17:13

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    Thank you so much. I will study with these expressions. Amazing job 💘💘
  • Yulia Kundeleva 2021.02.21 17:34

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    Your articles are a treasure! Thank you! 😊👍💕
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.21 17:36

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    @Yulia Kundeleva 😁
  • Alina 2021.02.21 18:02

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    Really useful, thanks a lot! :)
  • Charlotte 2021.02.21 19:00

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    Very helpful! The explaination is clear. Thank you!
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.21 22:22

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    @Claire if your comfortable crest a dialogue you would use in your daily life
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.21 22:22

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    @Alina your welcome
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.21 22:22

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    @Charlotte your welcome

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