|Living English Every Day – April|
|13 April||Hit the books
Meaning: To study
e.g. It’s time to hit the books.
|14 April||Pitch in
Meaning: To contribute
e.g. Everyone has to pitch in.
|15 April||Face the music
Meaning: To accept punishment for something
e.g. You have to face the music if you have done something wrong.
|16 April||Rule of thumb
Meaning: A general rule that is accepted by all
|e.g. The rule of thumb is to wash your whites and colors separately.|
|20 April||Under the weather
Meaning: You aren’t feeling well.
e.g. I’m feeling under the weather. I think I’m getting a cold.
|21 April||Look like a million dollars
Meaning: You look very good.
e.g. You look like a million dollars in that dress!
|22 April||Cut to the chase
Meaning: to get to the point without wasting time
e.g. I don’t have time. Let’s cut to the chase!
|23 April||Keep your chin up
Meaning: You should keep a positive attitude even if you are sad.
e.g. Keep your chin up! You’ll find a job very soon.