Main Practice: Saying sorry - making excuses - 2 x idioms
Revision: Past Continuous - Past Perfect - turn up - cost a bomb
All the expressions are informal.
It'll cost a bomb
- (Idiom) It will be expensive, i.e.
to make it up to someone
- Lets stay at that new hotel. It'll cost a bomb but it is your birthday.
- (Idiom) When one person has hurt another and they do
something to improve the situation, i.e.
(a) rubbish excuse
- Yes, I know I forgot your birthday but I'll make it up to you.
- (colloquial) a very weak excuse, i.e.- I'm sorry I was rude to Julie, I didn't know she was your sister.- That's a rubbish excuse: you shouldn't speak to anyone like that. sick and tired of
- (Idiom) expressing boredom, irritation, or anger, i.e.
tell you what
- I'm sick and tired of watching TV, let's do something else.
- We're sick and tired of your laziness; you must help with the house-work.
- offering an idea, i.e.
(to) treat someone
- We need a break. Tell you what, why don't we go over to Paris for the weekend?
- to pay for them or express how one person behaves towards another, i.e.
- Let's go out for dinner. I'll treat you.
- He treats his employees badly.
(to) turn up - (Phrasal verb) to arrive, i.e.
- Please turn up on time for class tomorrow.
- He turned up very late for the party.