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看对话学英语习语:今天在学校过的怎么样?

Nicole tells her mother Susan about her successful presentation at school. Her brother Ted overhears and interrupts the conversation.

Susan: How was your day at school today, Nicole?
Nicole. It was great, Mom. I gave a presentation on Hillary Clinton in government class. Afterwards, my teacher paid me a compliment.
Susan: What did she say?
Nicole: She said my presentation was head and shoulders above the others.
Susan: Way to go!
Nicole: She also said I should go into politics, just like Hillary.
Ted: You’re so gung ho about school. It drives me crazy.
Nicole: Ted, don’t butt in! You’re just jealous.
Ted: Right. You hit the nail on the head. I’m green with envy.
Nicole: Would you just shut up? You’re on thin ice with me right now.
Ted: Oh no! Look at me. I’m shaking in my shoes!


Fill in the blank with the missing word:

1) Nicole is in a good mood because her teacher __________ her a compliment.
a) told b) paid c) provided

2) Nicole’s teacher told her she was ________ and shoulders above her classmates.
a) elbow b) neck c) head

3) When my friend Chad told me he’d just won the lottery, I was ______ with envy.
a) blue b) green c) red

4) When you do something well, your boss might tell you, “Way _____ !”
a) to come b) to go c) to act

5) When the robbers entered my house, I was in the kitchen shaking in my _______.
a) slippers b) pajamas c) shoes

6) If somebody is bothering you, you can tell them they’re driving you _____.
a) crazy b) angry c) unhappy

7) If you like power, you might consider going ______ politics.
a) above b) towards c) into

8) “You’ve been yelling and screaming for the past two hours. Could you just shut ___ already?”
a) up b) in c) off

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