Today we will review three new idioms. Get away from it all, Have a lot on one’s plate, and Kick back and relax. Review the definitions below and then look at the 3 example sentences for each idiom. After reviewing the information, try to make your own examples for each idiom.
|Get away from it all
|"To go on vacation"
|Have a lot on one's plate
|"To have a lot of work to do"
|Kick back and relax
GET AWAY FROM IT ALL
|I have been so busy these days. I really just want to get away from it all.
|She just wanted to get away from it all.
|He decided to get away from it all.
HAVE A LOT ON ONE’S PLATE
|I have a lot on my plate these days.
|Why are you upset? I told you I would not be able to go because I have a lot on my plate these days.
|He has a lot on his plate, so he is not able to meet any women.
KICK BACK AND RELAX
|What do you want to do after work? I just want to kick back and relax.
|On Sundays my dad normally just kicks back and relaxes.
|Instead of going out, let's just kick back and relax.