Елена
1. I know that he got a new job not because he was so smart, but he had pulled a few strings. 2. He refused to go to the party, because he thought he has got two left feet. 3. The seller didn't see the child had stolen a chocolate from the shop, he made a straight face, so nobody noticed anything. 4. The powers that be are deciding what to do with schools during coronavirus time. 5. Nowadays people can't relay just on education they had got, but they need to have the tools of their trade, in case if they stayed without the main profession. 6. Whey Julia decided to have a new job, her future employees hired her with pleasure because she had a clean slate. 7. Sometimes if the crowd persuades you to do something evil, you should refuse firmly and stick to your guts. 8. When I do English exercises, thinking about articles, I forget about the sense of texts. I don't the wood for the trees. 9. Why did he go out so late? He asks for trouble. 10. The family travelled to China, to be off the beaten track.
Oct 21, 2020 8:53 PM
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1. I know that he got a new job because he had pulled a few strings, not because he is so smart. 2. He refused to go to the party because he was afraid of embarrassing himself due to having two left feet. 3. The seller didn't realize that the boy had stolen a chocolate from the shop, as the child kept a straight face, so no one suspected him of anything. 4. What to do about opening schools during the time of this coronavirus pandemic is being decided by the powers that be. 5. Nowadays, people can't just specialize and solely rely on the education they have, they also need to know the tools of the trade in other fields in case they leave their main profession. 6. When Julia decided to look for a new job, future employees eyed her with pleasure because she had a clean slate. 7. If the crowd you are running with tries to persuade you to do something that’s wrong, you should stick to your guns and firmly refuse. 8. Whenever I am learning English, especially focusing on articles, I often forget the point of the exercise--it's like I couldn't see the forest for the trees! 9. He's asking for trouble by always staying out so late. 10. The family travelled to Antarctica not only to avoid the need for visas, but also to get off the beaten track.
Hi, Eneha. Good job! I tried to keep your use of the idioms, as well as improve your sentences, so that they sounded more natural to my native ears. I will let you judge if I succeeded or not. I hope that this helps you.
October 22, 2020
1. I know that he got a new job, not because he was smart, but because he pulled a few strings. 2. He refused to go to the party, because he thought he had two left feet. 3. The seller didn't see the child had stolen some chocolate from the shop, he kept a straight face, so nobody noticed anything. 4. The powers that be are deciding what to do with schools during the coronavirus pandemic. 5. Nowadays people can't rely just on the education they recieved, they must also have the tools of their trade, in case if they stayed without the main profession. 6. When Julia decided to have a new job, her future employers hired her with pleasure because she had a clean slate. 7. If the crowd tries to persuade you to do something evil, you should firmly refuse and stick to your guts. 8. When I practice English exercises, thinking about articles, I forget about the sense of texts. I don't see the wood for the trees. 9. Why does he go out so late? He is asking for trouble. 10. The family travelled to China, so that they could be off the beaten track.
Employees are those who work, but employers are those who hire people to work for them :) any questions please feel free to ask. I hope this helps :)
October 22, 2020
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Елена
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English, German, Russian, Serbian
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English, German, Serbian