Presentation on theme: "Sight Words-10 by Hatice Oncel mnemonic device something such as a very short poem or a special word used to help a person remember something The musical."— Presentation transcript:
Sight Words-10 by Hatice Oncel
mnemonic device something such as a very short poem or a special word used to help a person remember something The musical notes on the lines go EGBDF - use the mnemonic 'every good boy deserves fun'.
fastidious A meticulous(+); very fussy(-) He is very fastidious about how a suitcase should be packed
to take sbd in To trick; or deceive I can't believe she was taken in by him
interminably With out end
to rub sb the wrong way Annoyance; not get along As soon as they met they started to rub each other up the wrong way.
birds of feathers flock together said about people who have similar characters or interests, especially ones of which you disapprove, and who often spend time with each other
flutter To flap the wings rapidly
to mollify Sooth; appease to make someone less angry or upset I tried to mollify her by giving her flowers.
not get a word in edgewise to not be able to say anything because someone else is talking all the time Roz was talking so much that nobody else could get a word in edgeways!
to get sb’s goat to very much annoy someone That sort of attitude really gets my goat.
to elapse to go by; to pass by Four years had elapsed since he left college and still he hadn't found a job.
to hit the hay To go to bed; prepare to go to sleep I've got a busy day tomorrow, so I think I'll hit the sack.
condescend to treat someone as if you are better or more important than them He explains things without condescending to his audience
to eat too keep a bird alive
matter of fact not showing feelings or emotion, especially in a situation when emotion would be expected -adj He spoke in a very matter-of-fact way about the accident.