Look Out For Number One – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

idiom of the day - look out for number one

Look Out For Number One – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


put yourself first, as you think you are the most important person


The only way you’re going to get ahead in this business is if you look out for number one.

It doesn’t make you a selfish person if you look out for number one from time to time.”

“Jack always look out for number one so his colleagues don’t like him much “


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “Fred take the last piece of cake. He always ____________________________”
    A. the name of the game
    B. are two of a kind
    C. look out for number one
    D. tough it out
  2. Describe the person who you don’t like to talk with. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – What he or she is
    – When you meet him or her
    – What characters he or she has
    And explain why you don’t want to talk with him or her
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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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