Put/Get your thinking cap on // Draw a blank // Cover a lot of ground

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.

 

EXPRESSIONMEANING
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

#EXAMPLES
1It’s time to put your thinking caps on.
2Students, let’s put on our thinking caps and do some math.
3I decided to put on my thinking cap to see if I could come up with a solution.

DRAW A BLANK

#EXAMPLES
1He asked me about the financial statement, but I drew a blank.
2I tried to remember her name, but I could only draw a blank.
3When Mike asked Sam which airline they were flying on, Sam drew a blank.

COVER A LOT OF GROUND

#EXAMPLES
1The kids covered a lot of ground, looking for all of the marbles.
2The history lesson covered a lot of ground today.
3The math class covered a lot of ground yesterday.

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