Catch Word #123 – Never look a gift horse in the mouth

You can’t always get what you want, but you should appreciate what is given to you. This episode is about accepting what people give you and not being critical, even if it is not exactly what you wanted. We have some very old expressions in English to remind people to be grateful, like never look a gift horse in the mouth. But nowadays, with gift receipts, do you think this proverbs still holds true?

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • Never look a gift horse in the mouth
  • The other day
  • Him or ‘im
  • To be fed up
  • A bonus
  • A gift receipt
  • A delicate balance
  • When in doubt
  • Beggars can’t be choosers
  • To be picky
  • That’s the thing
  • To be set on something
  • It’s better than nothing

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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