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    eric-f is offline Newbie
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    Default I meet some questions on idiomatic expressions

    Hi, dear Teacher,
    I just met some idiomatic expressions in my teaching, which are all about RESPONSIBILITY, such as "face up to something; pass the luck; worm out of something and shoulder the responsibility". I need more for my students, but I myself can't figure them out.
    Can you list some idioms here to me?

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    Default Re: I meet some questions on idiomatic expressions

    Duck out of something
    Pass up
    Shoulder a burden

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    Default Re: I meet some questions on idiomatic expressions

    Another related idiom:

    'face the music' (take responsibility for one's actions)

    and a nice phrasal verb:

    'get away with...' (avoid responsibility thanks to a good excuse or a credible reason)

    All the best in your teaching

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