В этой записи мы работаем с английскими фразеологизмами из второго юнита учебника Round Up 6.
Список фразеологизмов для изучения
a hair’s breadth — очень близко
a dead end — тупиковый вариант
a false alarm — ложная тревога
a feather in one’s cap — повод для гордости
a matter of opinion — дело вкуса
a night owl — полуночник
a hard nut to crack — проблема, проблемная ситуация
Упражнение на закрепление изученных фразеологизмов
He came within a hair’s breadth of losing his job.
His appointment to this important post was a feather in the boy’s cap.
The rumors that the plant would be closed was a false alarm.
Your next opponent, an ex-champion, will be a hard nut to crack.
The late-night parties make the hotel a haven for night owls.
The negotiations reached a dead end. We failed to find the compromise.
The arrow missed him by a hair’s breadth.
Both books were excellent, it’s simply a matter of opinion as to which was better.
She thought she would be fired, but it turned out to be a false alarm.
The resort is a paradise for night owls with its abundance of night life.
It felt like some sort of dead end. Nobody knew what to do.
The problem is a hard nut to crack. I don’t know how to solve it.
Her promotion to the senior manager was a feather in his dad’s cap. Her father was proud of her.
Art is very much a matter of taste. As you know — tastes differ.
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