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Interactive presentation plan for: Idioms Review

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Review of idioms

1. When the politician was caught stealing from the taxpayers, everyone thought he would receive a severe punishment, but all he got was a slap on the wrist.

What is the meaning of this idiom?
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2. We thought that our neighbor's, the Jones family, were rich beyond our wildest dreams, but it turns out that we're all in the same boat.

What is the meaning of this idiom? ____________________________________________________________________________

3. If Kim thinks that I'm going to let her copy my math homework, she's barking up the wrong tree.

What is the meaning of this idiom? ______________________________________________________

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4. The Vikings thought that they would easily beat the other team, but when it was tied with a minute left in the fourth quarter, they knew that this game was really coming down to the wire.

What is the meaning of this idiom? ______________________________________________________

5. I thought Janet would be a good worker, but it turns out that she can't cut the mustard.

What is the meaning of this idiom? ______________________________________________________

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