Down At Heel – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

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Down At Heel – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


wearing old clothes that are in bad condition because of not having enough money


“Henry is very down at heel since his business collapsed.

When I first met her she was down-at-heel but still respectable.

“Don’t go out with these clothes. You look like down at heel while wearing this


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “The homeless usually are ______________ because they cannot buy a basic food let alone good clothes.”
    A. have her name in lights
    B. down at heel
    C. dressed to kill
    D. runs in the family
  2. Describe a time when you helped someone. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – Who you helped
    – What he or she did after receiving your help
    And explain why you helped her or him
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