Viktoria
(Be in with) 1. I’ve always been in with his sister. (Be beneath) 2. He’s so arrogant and thinks that it’s beneath him to talk with less successful people. (Be down on - criticize or backbite 🤔?) 3. Why is he always down on me? 4. I don’t like it when you’re down on others. (Be off your food) 5. She didn’t want to talk anybody and was off her food. (Be on) 6. He realized that this big high-priced project is on him.
Oct 23, 2020 3:16 PM
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(Be in with) 1.a. If you’re in with the right people, it’s easy to find a job in Silicon Valley. (Be beneath) 2. He’s arrogant and thinks that it’s beneath him to talk with less successful people. (Be down on - criticize or backbite 🤔?) 3. Why is he always so down on me? 4. I don’t like that you’re down on others. (Be off your food) 5. She didn’t want to talk anybody and was off her food. (Be on) 6.a. He realized the project was all on him. 6.b. It’s all on you! 6.c. You’re saying whether we win or lose is on me?
I have never seen 5... But the rest are (to me!) a little hard to explain; even changing a single word in a sentence they are used in can make it sound kind of odd. I think it’s best to keep practicing and try to get a feel for how to use them.
October 23, 2020
(Be in with) 1. I’ve always been in with his sister. (Be beneath) 2. He’s so arrogant and thinks that it’s beneath him to talk with less successful people. (Be down on - criticize or backbite 🤔?) 3. Why is he always down on me? 4. I don’t like it when you’re down on others. (Be off your food) 5. She didn’t want to talk anybody and was off her food. (Be on) 6. He realized that this big high-priced project is on him.
Hi Viktoria! #5. We usually use “to put off” to mean to spoil someone’s pleasure in eating - портить аппетит “The smell of her socks put me off my meal/food.”
October 23, 2020
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Viktoria
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English, Polish, Russian
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English, Polish