Be On Thin Ice – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

Meaning Taking a risk Taking a gap year off after finishing the study in a high school is becoming a hot trend for the youngster. Some people think it is on thin ice.
IDIOM OF THE DAY BY IELTSMATERIAL - BE ON THIN ICE

Be On Thin Ice – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

Taking a risk

Example:

“If I want to gain a big prize, I have to be on thin ice.”

“Taking a gap year off after finishing the study in a high school is becoming a hot trend for the youngster. Some people think it is on thin ice.”

“Jack is always on thin ice which makes him interesting.”

Exercise: 

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “I really think you _____________ when you criticise your manager so strongly.”
    A. are on thin ice.
    B. go out like a light.
    C. run out of patience.
    D. have a sinking feeling.
  2. Describe the time when you did something dangerous. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – What you did
    – Why it was dangerous
    And explain why you did it.
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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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