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To take a rain check is an informal expression which means you can not accept an invitation but you intend to do so at a later date.
For example, last week I was invited out for dinner but because I was working I asked if I could take a rain check.
Lots of people take up cookery classes, and, it is said that cooking helps people chill out. However, I say, cooking is a pain in the ass – it’s an evil necessity, and I personally, can’t stand it, what I mean is, I dislike it intensely.
In fact, 4 years ago, someone showed me how to make lasagna and despite the fact that I’m smiling, I felt stressed, and completely out of my comfort zone. Everyone has their likes and dislikes, for instance, I’m very keen on eating, but I can’t stand cooking, chopping, boiling, frying, baking, squeezing, grating, mixing or washing up.
How about you? What are your pet hates?
For many people, the festive season usually means more drinking, more eating, more dancing, and less sleeping. With this in mind, which of the following expressions mean that you have drunk a little more than is socially acceptable?
It is widely accepted that using formal expressions and phrases, in both written and oral contexts, is a little more difficult than using informal expressions and phrases. Wouldn´t you agree? However, as the well-known saying goes: ”Practise makes perfect!” So, with this in mind, why not try a few exercises from the Flo-Joe website.