- For Teachers
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
He was with a seamy face.
seam = scare, mark
She knew the seamy side of life.
seamy side of life = dark side of life
Some 300 sex workers are thought to have lost their jobs since the crackdown began in early March.
Most apicomplexans have plastid genomes as well as nuclear ones, although Cryptosporidium spp. and possibly gregarines are exceptions as they are thought to have lost plastids after the diverging last common ancestor of apicomplexans.
All copies of the original collection of laws were thought to have been lost.
Damon takes his frustration out on Tad before revealing he never graduated from high school and takes off.
take out = give vent to
take something out on = vent one's frustration or anger on a person or object
take off = leave, go away
Marissa has to move out of the mansion after coming down with a case of the flu in order to prevent JR from getting sick.
move out = carry out
Jack challenges Erica to go on a date with him.
go on something = begin something
Molly talks to Faith in Old Town, and they bond over being able to push Lily's buttons.
push someone’s button = draw a strong emotional reaction from someone, especially anger or sexual arousal
Thank you for your efforts.