Be All Things To All Men – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

idiom of the day - be all things to all men

Be All Things To All Men – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

please everyone even when this is impossible

Example:

“Jane always try to be all things to all men that makes her feel stressful.

“It is impossible to be all things to all men so don’t try to achieve it.”

“He didn’t want to displease everyone so he tries to be all things to all men.”

Exercise: 

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “The show would have been better, if it hadn’t tried to ______________________.”
    A. took the wind of it sails
    B. be all things to all men
    C. won hands down
    D. run out of patience
  2. Describe the person that you like to go with. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – Who is he or she
    – What he or she looks like
    – What you usually do when you go with him or her
    And explain why you like to go with him or her
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Nafia Zuhana is an experienced content writer and IELTS Trainer. Currently, she is guiding students who are appearing for IELTS General and Academic exams through ieltsmaterial.com. With an 8.5 score herself, she trains and provides test takers with strategies, tips, and nuances on how to crack the IELTS Exam. She holds a degree in Master of Arts – Creative Writing, Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with The Hindu for over a year as an English language trainer.

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