Castles In The Air – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

idiom of the day - castles in the air

Castles In The Air – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

plans that have very little chance of happening

Example:

“I really want to become a famous Hollywood actor, but I realize that it’s just a castle in the air and that I shouldn’t quit my day job.

Sometimes you feel that your hopes and ambitions are just castle in the air. But hold on to your dreams; one of them will soon come true.

Before you start building castles in the air, just think how much all this is likely to cost.

Exercise: 

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    She tells me she’s planned out her whole career, but as far as I can see it’s all just ____________________.
    A. the silent majority
    B. castles in the air
    C. made my hair stand on air
    D. second-class citizens
  2. Describe the dream job you want to do . Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – What the job is
    – How you could apply for this job
    – What you need to do for this job
    And explain why you want to do this job
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