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  1. DOL • I am sick of this teacher time party; it is no fun their are no snack and I did not like the people there. (4 errors) •  The people of france did not have no bread nor did they have any cake to eats. (4 errors)

  2. Prepositional Idioms Our last new skill

  3. What is an idiom? • Idioms are words, phrases, or expressions that cannot be taken literally.  In other words, when used in everyday language, they have a meaning other than the basic one you would find in the dictionary. • Prepositional idioms: The most common idiom is an expression that depends on the choice of a particular preposition

  4. What is a preposition? • Prepositions are words that specify place, direction, and time.

  5. Examples of prepositional idioms • differ from (something)—The first version differs from the second. • differ with (someone)—I differ with you on that issue. • end in (a state, a feeling)—The relationship ended in sorrow. • end with (something)—I think the world will end with a bang, not a whimper. • grateful for (a benefit)—I am grateful for my musical talent. • grateful to (a person)—I am grateful to you for the help.

  6. Now you try about to        all of a sudden        at hand        at least        by heart hard to believe        in the meantime        in the way        inside out no use        on the verge of        out of date  1. Our economic crisis is the issue (of priority).     2. When I could not button my shirt, I realized that it was (in a reversed position).    3.  There's (no value in) going to the pool if we don't have swimming suits.     4. The haircut I wore in high school looks strange and (in an old style) now.    

  7. Try again!!! • calm down        drop out        in charge of         keep track of mean a lot        out of town        put together        stay up take advantage of        think over        turn on        worn out  • 1. Fred will be (in another city) for the first week of his vacation.     • 2. After the argument, Sandy could not (become tranquil).     • 3.  I want to (assemble) a surprise birthday party for Julie.     • 4. Paul (activated) the television to watch the nightly news.