Stroll down memory lane // Can’t get a word in edgewise // Lose my train of thought

Today we will review three new idioms. Stroll down memory lane, Can’t get a word in edgewise, and Lose my train of thought. 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.

 

IDIOMMEANING
Stroll down memory laneTo remember some of the happy things that you did in the past
Can't get a word in edgewiseYou can’t say anything because someone else is talking so much.
Lose my train of thoughtTo forget what one was talking or thinking about

STROLL DOWN MEMORY LANE

#EXAMPLES
1We were just taking a stroll down memory lane and recalling our high school days.
2Every once in awhile, it’s good to take a stroll down memory lane.
3Let’s take a stroll down memory lane.

CAN’T GET A WORD IN EDGEWISE

#EXAMPLES
1Sally got so excited when she was talking that nobody else could get a word in edgewise.
2So many people were talking at one time that I couldn’t get a word in edgewise.
3He was talking so much, so I couldn’t get a word in edgewise.

LOSE MY TRAIN OF THOUGHT

#EXAMPLES
1I’m sorry, I lost my train of thought. What were we talking about again?
2When she walked in, he lost his train of thought.
3The question made the speaker lose his train of thought.

 

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Yuneisy
Yuneisy
9 months ago

wonderful teacher Tiffani 🤩

Halima Ramadan
Halima Ramadan
9 months ago

Im stroll down memory lane when I saw the lessons of teacher Tiffany in YouTube I adorable the way she taught us i enjoyed when said that are you still there let’s jump right in its story time,also I enjoyed the lessons about 5w and confidence come before speaking that why I can’t guilty this lessons until I achieved and success improvement to how speaking English and writing.thanx a lot your magnificent and inquisitive teacher even it’s bitter to swallow ur still give us hope to move on without apprehensive journey stay blessed in profound of my heart I adorable… Read more »

A Brazilian one
A Brazilian one
9 months ago
Reply to  Halima Ramadan

What a mess!!!!

juan antonio
juan antonio
8 months ago

I’ve been studing english for a long time and I had never seenthose Idioms before thank u tiff

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