A Loose Cannon – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

idiom of the day - a losse cannon

A Loose Cannon – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

someone who cannot be trusted because they act in an unpredictable way

Example:

“He’s seen as something of a loose cannon by other team members.

As it turned out, he’s not just a loose cannon. He makes sense.

Some loose cannon in the State Department has been leaking stories to the press.

Exercise: 

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “Our sales manager is _____________ You never know what he’ll say or do next “
    A. the name of the game
    B. having a sinking feeling
    C. done to a turn
    D. a loose cannon
  2. Describe the time you had to make a conversation with a stranger. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – Where it happened
    – How you made a conversation with him or her
    And explain why you had to talk with him or her

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