Frequency of Use: Medium to High
You have a friend who is trying to find a partner through several dating Web sites. As he is preparing his online profile, you notice that he is using a much younger picture of himself, and he has touched up his picture to remove his gray hair and a few wrinkles. You tell him that he should just be himself, but he says that people tend to judge others by their looks. What can you say to him in this situation?
“Hey. Everyone is unique, and you can’t judge a book by its cover, but if you want to color your hair, you could make it look more natural.”
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.