Crocodile Tears – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

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Crocodile Tears – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

false or fake tears

Example:

“Peter fell down but did not hurt himself. He cried crocodile tears only because he wanted his dad to buy him something.”

“The child wasn’t really hurt, but she shed crocodile tears anyway”

” He thought he could get his way if he cried crocodile tears.

Exercise: 

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    Political leaders shed _____________________ while allowing the war to continue.”
    A. a bull in china shop
    B. his bark is worse than his bite
    C. a leopard cannot change its spots
    D. crocodile tears
  2. Describe the childhood moment that you remember. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – Who was involved
    – What did you do
    And explain why you like or dislike this moment

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