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How clean is your house or apartment right now? Are there some areas of your place that get cleaned more often than others?
“clean up your act” = improve your behavior
“Hey. You’d better clean up your act, or Mom will throw you out of the house. You can’t be rude to her like that.”
“start off with a clean slate” = start things new again (children used to write on slates that could be erased)
“You had some problems here at home in the past, but I hope you can start off this year with a clean slate. Everyone needs a new beginning from time to time.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
For each item below, explain who in your house is responsible for cleaning these things and how often this person does it (once a day, two times a week, once a month, every day, almost never, etc.):
Use the Internet to find information about a house cleaning service, if possible, near where you live. Then, answer these questions: