Les types de matériaux sont souvent utilisés dans des expressions courantes. Utilisez les mots suivants pour compléter le dialogue:
- wood | stone | silver | gold | golden | iron | lead | steel
1. I’m hoping to go and see the men’s tennis final at Wimbledon this year.
> You’ll be lucky! Tickets are like dust.
2. I thought Jane would be nervous giving that lecture. There were more than two hundred people there.
> No, not Jane. She’s got nerves of .
3. How long have you been driving now?
> Ten years and PVC never had an accident. Touch !
4. I hear you’ve lost your job.
> Yes, it seemed like really bad news, but every cloud has a lining – I’ve got a new job at double the salary!
5. What’s your boss like? I hear he’s a bit of a dictator.
> He rules with an fist. If anybody disagrees with him, they‘re out!
6. I’ve been offered a job in New York, but I’m not sure about going to live abroad.
> You really should think about it. It sounds like a opportunity to me.
7. We need to go to the supermarket.
> Yes, and I need some cash. Let’s go to Asda – they’ve got a cash machine there. We can kill two birds with one .
8. Did you have a good day at work?
> Not exactly! When I told my boss I needed a couple of days off, it went down like a balloon. She was not a happy woman!