When their hard-drinking, but loving, father dies in a car accident, teenage brothers Kyle and Klint Hayes face a bleak prospect: leaving their Pennsylvania hometown for an uncertain life in Arizona with the mother who ran…
eat one`s words
- to admit being wrong in something that one has said The worker was forced to eat his words after his boss proved that he was wrong.
- to eat in a restaurant I eat out three or four times a week.
eat out of (someone's) hand
- to do what someone else wants The secretary had her boss eating out of her hand and she could do whatever she wanted.
eat (someone) out of house and home
- to eat much food in someone's home The two teenage boys were eating their parents out of house and home.
eat (something) up
While mobile games have been around for hundreds of years in one form or
another (everything from card games to dice), the genesis of modern, popular,
mobile video gaming can be traced back to the Nintendo Game Boy. The Game
Boy may not have been the first and it may not have been the best, but it did
make every kid, teenager, and some adults want to walk around playing Tetris
and Super Mario; feats that until then could only be accomplished on large
consoles that still had the stigma of being “a child’s toy.”...
Aim: Reading a magazine survey about the most popular activities of American teenagers & getting further practice in leisure vacab. Objective: By the end of the lesson, Ss will be able to tell about their or Vnese teenagers’ popular entertainment. Aids : Posters, tape 1. Revision :Pelmanism/Matching
What about going to the movies Let’s
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MY DECISION TO BECOME A LAWYER was irrevocably sealed when I realized my father hated the legal profession. I was a young teenager, clumsy, embarrassed by my awkwardness, frustrated with life, horrified of puberty, about to be shipped off to a military school by my father for insubordination. He was an ex-Marine who believed boys should live by the crack of the whip. I’d developed a quick tongue and an aversion to discipline, and his solution was simply to send me away. It was years before I forgave him. He was also an industrial engineer who worked seventy hours...
Each year, millions of women and children die from preventable
causes. These are not mere statistics. They are people with names
and faces. Their suffering is unacceptable in the 21st century. We
must, therefore, do more for the newborn who succumbs to infection
for want of a simple injection, and for the young boy who will never
reach his full potential because of malnutrition. We must do more
for the teenage girl facing an unwanted pregnancy; for the married
woman who has found she is infected with the HIV virus; and for the
mother who faces complications in childbirth....