Play To The Gallery – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking

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Play To The Gallery – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking 

Definition: 

To perform in a manner that will make people admire or support you.

Example:

“Selena Gomez is a world famous singer, so it is understandable that she tries to play to the gallery when she attends a fan meeting.”

“Donal Trump attempts to play to the gallery so that he can get more votes from people.”

“The CEO is a warm-hearted person, he always plays to the gallery when he talks with employees.”

Exercise: 

  1. The sentence given below contains an idiom. From the given alternatives, choose the one that best expresses the meaning of this idiom.
    To be a good orator, you don’t have to play to the gallery.

    a) to be prepared.
    b) offend audiences.
    c) to appeal to the lower taste.
    d) appease select audience.

  2. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below
    If you want to win this award, you have to gain the support from your fans. Therefore, you must …….. in the meeting tomorrow.”
    a) Cut corners.
    b) Eat the humble pie.
    c) Play to the gallery.
    d) The gift of the gab.

 

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