Today we will review three new Expressions. Put/Get your thinking cap on, Draw a blank, and Cover a lot of ground. Review the definitions below and then look at the 3 example sentences for each expression. After reviewing the information, try to make your own examples for each expression.
|Put/Get your thinking cap on
|(To think about and find a solution)
|Draw a blank
|(Being unable to produce a response)
|Cover a lot of ground
|(To travel over a great distance)
PUT/GET YOUR THINKING CAP ON
|It’s time to put your thinking caps on.
|Students, let’s put on our thinking caps and do some math.
|I decided to put on my thinking cap to see if I could come up with a solution.
DRAW A BLANK
|He asked me about the financial statement, but I drew a blank.
|I tried to remember her name, but I could only draw a blank.
|When Mike asked Sam which airline they were flying on, Sam drew a blank.
COVER A LOT OF GROUND
|The kids covered a lot of ground, looking for all of the marbles.
|The history lesson covered a lot of ground today.
|The math class covered a lot of ground yesterday.