Have Egg On Your Face – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

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Have Egg On Your Face – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

be left feeling stupid or embarrassed because of something you did

Example:

“I had egg on my face because of all the stupid things that I did when I was drunk last night.”

“If you don’t stop shouting angrily at your colleagues, you definitely have egg on your face. “

“After Jan’s private video has uploaded on Youtube, she has egg on her face when somebody talks about it”

Exercise: 

  1. The sentence given below contains an idiom. From the given alternatives, choose the one that best expresses the meaning of this idiom.
    “You’ll have egg on your face if your plane doesn’t work.”
    A. You’ll be fired if your plane doesn’t work.
    B. You’ll have eggs if your plane doesn’t work.
    C. You need to have eggs if you want to your plane works effectively.
    D. You will be embarrassed if your plane doesn’t work .
  2. Describe the stupid thing you have done and you regret doing this. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When did it happen ?
    – What did you do ?
    – How did you feel when you did it ?
    – And Did you learn any lesson about this ?
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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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