1. He was on the carpet last week for being late for work three times.
2. She made a marvellous speech to the conference. She took the delegates by storm.
3. It was an extremely long report. It took me three hours to wade through.
4. I believe we should talk openly and frankly about the project - warts and all.
5. Let's call it a day. I am very tired and we have covered the main points of the meeting I think.
6. Now that the Prime Minister has been elected there will be a lot of jockeying for position to get the key posts in his administration.
7. I finally ran the book to earth in a second-hand bookshop in Wales. I had been searching for it for three years.
8. They took her ideas on board and decided to increase the budget.
9. You should fall in with our arrangements; we can't make alternative plans for you.
10. We saw the boss at the bar but we gave him a wide berth. We did not want to talk to him then.
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1. on the carpet
when you are called to the boss's office, like if you are in trouble
2. by storm
to awe the crowds
3. wade through
slow and borring
4. warts and all
any idea, good and bad
5. call it a day
end, finish, over
6. jockeying for position
jockey move horses around to get into position
7. ran the (book) to earth
to find (something) after a long search
8. on board
accepted by a group
9. fall in with
to be involved
10. wide berth
to avoid, to keep a good distance