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Expressions for the Festive Season: Revision

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Read the sentences below and choose the correct word from this list to fill the gap.

Využijte vánoční období a seznamte se s několika slovními obraty, díky kterým vyjádříte v angličtině své pocity.

I like a boss who is fair and communicates well. I don’t really care if they have a heart of __________.
I don’t think I can make it. I’m fed up and don’t have the energy to pretend and to be the life and __________ of the party.
I wish the purchasing department would buy some decent pens. It’s not going to __________ the bank.
Have you met the new office assistant? Compared to the last one, he’s a real __________ of sunshine.
I’m as pleased as __________ that they’re letting us finish work early tomorrow. I’ve been so busy, I haven’t had time to finish make this year’s Christmas cookies!
Let’s really push the __________ out this year, and go abroad for the holidays.
Honza has really been in __________ spirits since he heard about his promotion.
I can’t believe that they used that consulting company again. They’re paying through the __________ for advice we could give them for free!
I’m __________ to bits about the opening of the new office. It means it will only take me ten minutes to get to work.