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Summary

  • Cut to the bone = reduced to the聽minimum possible 鈥滻t has survived by cutting its costs to the bone.鈥
  • Ballpark figure = A rough numerical estimate of the value of something.
  • Blank check = Complete freedom to do things or to take action.
  • Blue collar = People who work with their hands like plumbers, construction workers, or auto mechanics.
  • White collar = People who work in an office. 鈥Lawyers and teachers are white collar workers.鈥
  • To run smoothly = To go as planned with no problems, to go efficiently.

a. If you work in an office, you are a white collar worker.
b. When you cut all the expenses you are cutting to the bone
c. If you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do you want to be a blue collar worker?
d. I asked the architect for a ballpark figure as to see how much designing our new offices would be.
e. I wish I had a blank check to remodel my home.

Phrasal verbs and idioms from English to Spanish:

  • Cut to the bone = reducir, cortar
  • Ballpark figure = una estimaci贸n de costo
  • Blank check = Libertad para hacer algo
  • Blue collar = personas que trabajan con sus manos
  • White collar = Personas que trabajan en oficinas o espacios cerrados
  • To run smoothly = Que sucede sin contratiempos
  • Cut to the bone = reducir, cortar
  • Ballpark figure = A rough estimate
  • Blank check = Complete freedom to do things or to take action
  • Blue collar = People who work with their hands
  • White collar = People who work in an office
  • To run smoothly = To go as planned with no problems, to go efficiently.
  • Cut to the bone

  • Ballpark figure

  • Blank check

  • Blue collar

  • White collar

  • To run smoothly

CLASS 14
IT TAKES ALL KINDS

a. If you work in an office you are a white collar worker
b. When you cut all the expenses you are cutting to the bone
c. If you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do you want to be a blue collar worker.
d. I asked the architect for a ballpark figure as to see how much designing our new offices would be.
e. I wish I had a blank check to remodel my home.

At most universities, there are both white-collar and blue-collar workers. The white-collar employees work in the offices and in the classrooms. The blue collar workers keep the universities running smoothly. All the universities are going to have to cut to the bone in their enrollment drops. The University Presidents would love a blank check to make everyone happy. Unfortunately, unless something changes, the ballpark figure for enrollment is going to make it necessary to make some tough choices.

STATEMENTS

  1. False
  2. False
  3. True
  4. False
  5. True

WORKSHEET
EXERCISE 1
a. white collar
b. cutting to the bone
c. blue collar
d. ballpark figure
e. blank check

  1. B
  2. B
  3. A
  4. B
  5. A

a. If you work in an office, you are a white collar worker.
b. When you cut all the expenses you are cutting to the bone
c. If you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do you want to be a blue collar worker?
d. I asked the architect for a ballpark figure as to see how much designing our new offices would be.
e. I wish I had a blank check to remodel my home.

b, b, a, b, a
bien

a. If you work in an office, you are a white collar worker.
b. When you cut all the expenses you are cutting to the bone
c. If you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do you want to be a blue collar worker?
d. I asked the architect for a ballpark figure as to see how much designing our new offices would be.
e. I wish I had a blank check to remodel my home.

Thanks

A

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  1. Select the best option for each sentence:
    a. If you work in an office, you are a white collar___________ worker.
    i. blue collar
    ii. white collar
    b. When you cut all the expenses you are cutting the bone___________.
    i. cutting to the bone
    ii. making a ballpark figure.
    c. If you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do
    you want to be a blue collar___________ worker?
    i. blue collar
    ii. white collar
    d. I asked the architect for a ballpark figure_____________ as to see how much designing our new offices would be.
    i. ballpark figure
    ii. blank check
    e. I wish I had a blank check_________ to remodel my home.
    i. blank check
    ii. ballpark figure

Examples seen in this class:

  1. Universities have withe and blue employees.
  2. When you have to cut to the bone, you should spend more money.
  3. Plumbers and electricians are examples of blue collar workers.
  4. A blank check is not a real check with unlimited money.
  5. To make an estimate is the same as a ballpark figure.

I worked as a white collar employee for 15 years.

  • If you work in an office, you are a white collar worker.

  • when you cut all the expenses, you are cutting to the bone.

  • if you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do you want to be a blue collar worker?

  • I asked the architect for a ballpark figure as to see how much designing our new offices would be.

  • I wish I had a blank check to remodel my house.

  • We have to lay off some people and cut the bone in some departments.
  • She gave me a ballpark figure.
  • My dad gives me a blank check to use his car.
  • She is a blue-collar worker
  • His father is a white-collar engineer.

Cut to the bone - Make tought choices and scale back as much as possible
Ballpark figure - rough estimate
Blank check - Complete freedom to do things or take action
Blue collar - someone who does work with their hands.
White collar - someone who works in a office.
To run smoothly - to go as planned with no problems.

a. If you work in an office, you are a white collar worker.
i. blue collar
ii. white collar

b. When you cut all the expenses you are cutting to the bone.
i. cutting to the bone
ii. making a ballpark figure.

c. If you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do you want to be a blue collar worker?
i. blue collar
ii. white collar

d. I asked the architect for a ballpark figure as to see how much designing our new offices would be.
i. ballpark figure
ii. blank check

e. I wish I had a blank check to remodel my home.
i. blank check
ii. ballpark figure

My extra exercise:

  • Universities only have white collar employees. False
  • When you have to cut to the bone, you should spend more money. False
  • Plumbers and electricians are examples of blue collar workers. True
  • A blank check is a real check with unlimited money. False
  • To make an estimate is the same as a ballpark figure. True
congratulationes
  • Cut to the bone
  • Ballpark figure
  • Blank check
  • Blue collar
  • White collar
  • To run smoothly

I did the practice activity. 鉁嶏笍
鉁嶏笍

It鈥檚 a must to cut to the bone to get by nowadays.
If I wasn鈥檛 studied a universitary carerr for sure I would doing some blue collar work.
You would wish a blank check fell from heaven in order your business not to go under.
You need to know at least a ballpark figure to think in build a house.

a. If you work in an office, you are a white-collar worker.
b. When you cut all the expenses you are cutting to the bone
c. If you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do
you want to be a blue-collar worker?
d. I asked the architect for a ballpark figure as to see how much designing our new offices would be.
e. I wish I had a blank check to remodel my home.

a.If you work in an office you are a white-collar worker.
b. When you cut all the expenses you are cutting to the bone.
c. If you want to be a car mechanic or a construction worker, do you want to be a blue-collar worker?
d. I asked the architect for a ballpark figure.
e. I wish I had a blank check to remodel my home.

a. white collar
b. cuttin to the bone
c. blue collar
d. ball park figure
e. blank check

A. False
B. False
C. True
D. False
E. True