Frequency of Use: Low to Medium
You started a new job at a computer company about two weeks ago, but you notice that your boss is not very communicative. He keeps to himself, eats lunch alone, and barely talks about anything besides work. He’s just a tough nut to crack; however, the other day, you saw your boss crying in his office holding a picture of his family. What do you think has happened to your boss? What can you do to provide support in this difficult situation?
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.