Stuck in a Rut – Idiom of the Day for IELTS Speaking

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Stuck in a Rut – Idiom of the Day for IELTS Speaking

Definition :

In a boring situation, with no hope of excitement, or future prospects.

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Example :

“I’m really stuck in a rut in this job. I think I’ll look for something new.”

“Since Rose divorced her husband, she has been being stuck in a rut.

“Many students feel stuck in a rut because they can’t find a job after they graduate.”

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Exercise :

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete this sentence below
    “After many failures to apply for the job, John is definitely_____________”
    A. at a push.
    B. bear fruit.
    C. stuck in a rut.
    D. having egg on his face .
  2. Describe the job you have done but you did not like it. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – What the job was
    – Where you heard about this job
    – What you did
    – And explain why you did not like it
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