Frequency of Use: Medium
You are at a restaurant on a date, and you notice that the person has food in her/his teeth. You then start smiling, and your date asks you why. You then burst out laughing uncontrollably, and everyone in the restaurant looks your way. You then tell your partner about the food, and your date stands up and leaves the restaurant in anger. You realize that your actions have gone down like a lead balloon. What are you going to do next?
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.