Day 1 of 5 (Topic: WORK)

Complete these colloquial expressions.

1

Emma started out as a clerical officer with the company and gradually ........ her way to the top and is now a senior manager.

a)
b)
c)
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2

We're on holiday now so can you stop ........ shop?

a)
b)
c)
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3

There's a rumour going around that the proposed reorganisation is meant to ........ out the lazy workers.

a)
b)
c)
Well done! If you 'weed something out' you remove it.Sorry, try again.Your answer has been saved.
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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) You started here as a young man and have worked your to the top.

B) Kevin always switches off when he leaves the office and you'll never catch him talking .

C) I've been looking for a program that will help me weed all the junk email I keep getting.

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Make them your own!

1) What qualities do people need to work their way to the top of an organisation?
2) Are you the kind of person who talks shop when you're supposed to be relaxing?
3) Is there something you'd like to weed out from your daily routine?

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