More Conversation Using Idiomatic Expression


Dikatakan bahwa idioms add color to the language. Ada juga yang mengatakan English language is rich in idiomatic expressions.

Berikut adalah percakapan singkat menggunakan beberapa idiomatic expressions. Mudah-mudahan bermanfaat bagi kita semua.


A
He's just a run-of-the-mill guy.
B
You hit the nail on the head about him. In addition to that, he's the one to be trusted in the office because he never plays fast and loose.
A
He is a man of a few words as well. His saying a little doesn't necessarily mean he knows a little. In fact, he is a man of considerable knowledge.
B
One thing I appreciate him so much is that he never ruffles anyone's feather. You know what I mean?
A
Yes. I know that. Many of his coworkers take their hats off to him for being so polite to everyone.
B
The boss likes him; so he's appointed him to be in a position that is right up his street
A
What's he good at?
B
He graduated from Accounting. The position the boss has given him must be something to do with that. Well, he’s entitled to the position. He’s got what it takes there.

Penjelasan:
Run-of -the -mill = biasa saja;
hit the nail on the head = benar, tepat;
play fast and loose = bertindak dengan cara yang tidak dapat dipercaya;
ruffle anyone's feather = menyinggung perasaan orang lain;
take their hats off = salut;
right up his street = sesuai dengan kemampuan/keahlian;


have got what it takes = mempunyai kemampuan.

Lihat juga Penjelasan Idiomatic Expressions

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