Catch Word #147 – She just swept it under the rug

Have you ever done something that you wanted to forget about, and hoped that everyone else would forget about it too? If so, then you wanted to sweep it under the rug. This week’s episode is about wanting to pretend that something didn’t happen. Sometimes people act this way when they’re embarrassed. Other times people act this way because they see a problem and they don’t want to deal with it. Whatever the reason, listen to this episode to hear what Harp and Maura think of burying your head in the sand.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • To sweep something under the rug
  • Busted
  • It’s about time
  • What can you do?
  • To resurface
  • Down the line
  • To come back to haunt you
  • The pronunciation of bury
  • To bury your head in the sand
  • The papers
  • To drum up
  • It wouldn’t hurt
  • To turn a blind eye
  • To turn a deaf ear

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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