Hit And Run – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

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Hit And Run  – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

an accident where the driver who caused the accident leaves the scene of the accident, to escape punishment

Example:

“They caught the hit and run driver because someone saw his license number and called the police.”

“He went to prison for hit and run.”

Luckily, a more concentrated police presence near busy intersections has cut down on the number of hit-and-runs over the past two years”

Exercise: 

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    Police are appealing for witnesses to help identify the ________________ driver of this morning’s fatal accident.
    A. took a bow
    B. throwing money down the drain
    C. hit and run
    D. a cash-flow problem
  2. Describe an accident that you have seen. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – What the accident was
    – When it happened
    – Who was involved in this accident
    And explain how did you feel about that

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