Splendid Expressions

DAY 5: CHARACTER TRAITS

Step 1:  Learn

Question 1
The boss comes across as a bit distant and is difficult to talk to but his heart is in the right .........
A
place
B
area
C
spot
Question 1 Explanation: 
Well done! If someone is described as having their 'heart in the right place' they are basically kind and their intentions are good.
Question 2
Don't worry about Ken. I know he shouts and orders people around but his ........ is worse than his bite.
A
roar
B
bark
C
shriek
Question 2 Explanation: 
Well done! If someone's 'bark is worse than their bite' they seem more aggressive than is actually the case.
Question 3
I love working with Miriam. She's always cheerful and a real ........ of sunshine.
A
sparkle
B
beam
C
ray
Question 3 Explanation: 
Well done! If someone is 'a ray of sunshine' they make you feel happy and optimistic.
There are 3 questions to complete.

 

Step 2: Remember

Question 1
I know Dad's always moaning about you staying out late but his heart is in the ........ place.
A
right
B
correct
C
true
Question 1 Explanation: 
You remembered. Well done! The phrase is 'to have one's heart in right place'.
Question 2
I know he sounds angry but his bark is worse than his ........
A
chew
B
nip
C
bite
Question 2 Explanation: 
You remembered. Well done! The phrase is 'someone's bark is worse than their bite'.
Question 3
You're not exactly a ray of  ........ this morning. Did you have a bad night's sleep.
A
brightness
B
light
C
sunshine
Question 3 Explanation: 
You remembered. Well done! The phrase is 'a ray of sunshine'.
There are 3 questions to complete.

 

Step 3: Personalise

  1. Who would you describe as having their heart in the right place despite outward appearances?
  2. Do you know someone whose bark is worse than their bite?
  3. Would people describe you as a ray of sunshine to have around?

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