Frequency of Use: Medium to High
Your brother is feeling down because his birthday is coming up, and no one seems to be paying attention to the fact. Instead, he plans to go to the library on his birthday and feel sorry for himself. You can’t convince him that you can have a great time together, but spending time in the library isn’t the answer. What are some things you could do with your family and friends to have a ball and make your brother’s birthday an unforgettable experience?
“We could wait for him at the library entrance, “kidnap” him, and take him to a park where all his friends are waiting to surprise him. That would be a ball.”
Sometimes, learners know the meaning of an idiom, but they don’t know how to use it correctly in conversation or writing. Thus, this activity checks your grammatical accuracy with the idiom so you become more confident in using it.