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Idioms with the word MOUTH
All of these idioms have "mouth" in them...
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Now read the sentences and try to guess the meaning of the underlined idioms:
1. Hey! Don't put words in my mouth! I didn't say that.

Don't tell me what to say.
Don't misquote me.
Don't be sad.
2. You look down in the mouth today. What's wrong?

You should smile.
You look ugly.
You look sad.
3.  Jean:   That book is much too expensive!
     Susan:  You took the words right out of my mouth!

I didn't say that!
I was going to say the same thing!
Say that again!
4.  Frank: Steve got a new car for his birthday?
        Sam: Yes, he did. You know he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth!

Steve was born in a rich family.
Steve is a lucky guy.
Sam is jealous.
5. That salesman really left a bad taste in my mouth. I'll never buy anything from him!

The salesman gave me some bad food.
The salesman was dishonest.
The salesman created a very bad impression.
6. Many people must live hand to mouth. If they lose their jobs, they will probably lose their home too.

Many people have a hard life.
Many people are homeless.
People treat each other badly.

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Idioms based on materials by Michael Berman from www.eltnewsletter.com

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