Idiom Illustrations

Write these idioms and meanings on the board, and ask students to choose one:

cut the mustard (do the job);
knock your socks off (amaze you);
hit the sack (go to sleep);
cut the rug (dance).

Tell students to write a sentence including their chosen idiom at the top of a poster. Then have them illustrate the sentence's literal and figurative meanings.
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