Gerunds and Idioms

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  • 1

    I don't think we'll have any problem with the language here because there's a notice in most shops saying: Man speaks English here.

  • 2

    It's no good sitting around and daydreaming simply wishing things that you'll never have a chance of getting.

  • 3

    All right everything is now finished and cleared away and we can sit and relax after the meal and I've made the washing up.

  • 4

    It's a good job and she's paid regularly on a certain day at the end of each month. I think it's a very good wage for someone her age.

  • 5

    It's a very simple question and I'm sure you're quite capable of answering it: Are you understanding what I'm saying?

  • 6

    They've searched everywhere for the thieves who stole half of their possessions but they've simply disappeared without sign.

  • 7

    I was really embarrassed when I got to the barrier at the end of the platform and I couldn't find my train billet to show to the collector.

  • 8

    I'll tell you what I really like about cars that were manufactured in America in the 1950's and that's those wonderful bends in the body shape.

  • 9

    No one had the least suspicion that she was a shoplifter but the detective noticed that she was carrying a bag below her arm full of stolen items.

  • 10

    I'm really boring with all this mail that comes through my door asking me to give money to this or that charity.

Author: Alan Townend