If you want to hang a picture on the wall, you need to hammer in a nail to make sure it goes in straight, you must hit it on the flat end, known as the “head”. And there we have the origins of the expression ‘to hit the nail on the head’. If you tell someone they have hit the nail on the head, you...
1. act/work very quickly
2. (i) stumbled upon
4. She tried to move them upright so they could breathe more easily.
Chemistry tutor Winnie Chan, and top DSE scorers Melody Tam Lok-man and Moses Lam Ka-nam reveal their best tips and tricks for acing your DSE Chemistry exam.
1. (i) coveted
(iii) a stone's throw away
2. the food truck
3. by lottery/draw
Ruth and Jake are talking on the phone. Listen to their conversation then answer the questions.
Ruth and Jake are talking on the phone.
1. They might die young
2. The study showed that antioxidant pills can upset the body’s stress-response mechanism and make young people age more quickly.
3. It can damage cells in a process similar to the rusting of metal.
If you could travel in a time machine, what year would you visit?