Hey guys! Let’s check the answer to the last [Phrases] episode first.

B. buy…off…

A. cashing in on

C. save…on…

Congratulations on these three blessed guys who gave the correct answer ahead of anyone else!

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Today we are going to learn some common expressions from The Flash.


1. think outside the box

= To think imaginatively using new ideas instead of traditional or expected ideas.

    We need to start thinking outside the box.

2. stand in the way of

= To try to stop or prevent something or someone.

I’m not gonna stand in the way of that.

3. get the jump on

= To get an advantage over other people by doing something before they do.

We could find Zoom, get the jump on him.

4. hold something back

= To keep sth from being known.

One thing you learn when you’re dying is not to hold anything back.

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[Practice]

1. Leave early so you can _________ the traffic.

A. think outside the box

B. stand in the way of

C. get the jump on

D. hold something back

2. He would let nothing _________ success.

A. think outside the box

B. stand in the way of

C. get the jump on

D. hold something back

3. In order to _________ , we need to consider every possible explanation.

A. think outside the box

B. stand in the way of

C. get the jump on

D. hold something back


Share the answer with me in your comment!

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