Down At Heel – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

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idiom of the day - down at heel

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

Definition: 

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

Example:

“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

Exercise: 

  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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