Hi all! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s check the answer of the last episode. The right answer is “C”.
Like has many meanings and uses. We use like as a verb to mean enjoy, use would like in offers and requests, and use like as a preposition meaning ‘similar to’. Today I will introduce some idioms about ‘like’! And here are the phrases.
1. Feel like a million
feel very good and happy
- I guess fluids and rest were all I needed to beat that cold. I’m already feeling like a million compared to yesterday!
- Wow, I feel like a million in this new suit!
2. Fit like a glove
to describe clothes or apparel that fit perfectly, or something to be very suited for someone
- The alterations turned out great—that gown fits you like a glove now.
- She’s very shy, so working in a research lab really fits her like a glove.
3. Go like clockwork
to happen very smoothly, without problems
- The conference went like clockwork from beginning to end.
- The sports day went like clockwork, with every race starting and finishing on time.
4. Sell like hotcakes
sell very well, very quickly
- The delicious candy sold like hotcakes.
5. Read someone like a book
To easily analyze and thoroughly understand one, especially one’s emotions, motivations
- I can read you like a book, and I can tell that something’s wrong, so please tell me what it is.
- My mom can read me like a book.
My new shoes _________.
A. read me like a book B. go like clockwork
C. fit like a glove D. feel like a million
And make a sentence with the phrase above!
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