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2021.02.18 14:14

English Idioms: I beg to differ

Dialogue

Josh: Albert is

a top-notch manager who never backed out of any agreement.

Bill: Well; I beg to differ. You'd better wash your hands of this affair before you end up in jail.

Josh: What? Jail! Do you think I’m sticking my neck out by this partnership?

Bill: Don’t you see that you’re asking for trouble by selling smuggled cars? Are you out of your mind?

Josh: I have to. Sales have fallen off and all I can do is sitting around twiddling my thumbs. Business stinks.

Bill: You’re right. Money doesn’t grow on trees.

Vocabulary

Top-notch: (adj) excellent; the best.

Back out of: not to do something that you had said you would do.

I beg to differ: a way of saying "I do not agree" that is polite.

Wash one’s hand of: to get out of: to refuse responsibility for.

Stick one's neck out: to expose oneself to some risk, danger, or responsibility.

Ask for trouble: to act in a way that is likely to incur problems or difficulties.

Fall off: to drop off; to decrease. Twiddle one’s thumbs: be bored or idle because one has nothing to do.

Stink: to be of extremely bad quality, to be terrible.

Money doesn’t grow on trees: it is not easy to get money.
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  • Adelina 2021.02.18 14:27

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    Thank you for wonderful sharing.👍
  • Claire 2021.02.18 14:31

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    Amazing. 💘💘 you are the best.
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.18 15:55

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    Your welcome ladies

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