Hi all! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s check the answer of the last episode. The answer is A. Did you get it?
Work is a very big part of our life. We all need to work to make more improvements, to make money to support ourselves or our family, to get along with our collegues and to chase our dreams.
Today, I will tell you some idiomatic expressions related to the word “work”. Here are the phrases.
1. All in a day’s work
nothing special, part of the routine
Don’t worry about it. It’s all in a day’s work.
2. Dirty work
necessary, but uninteresting, or difficult work
He did the dirty work on that project.
3. Get down to work
stop relaxing, focus on important task
Sorry, I’ve got to get off the phone and get down to work.
4. Make short work of something
do something quickly
I made short work of the assignment and moved on to the next job.
5. Work like a horse
work a lot, work very hard
Why don’t you ask Tom. He works like a horse.
Hey! Stop chatting. Let’s_________.
A. get down to work B. throw a monkey wrench in the works
C. work it off D. work around to it
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