CPE course idioms spot!

Ring the changes:  to do something in a different way in order to make it more interesting


For variety, ring the changes on packed lunches using different types of bread and spicy fillings.

Out of the blue: Something unexpected.


One day, out of the blue, she announced that she was leaving.

Fall into place: Produce the situation you want.


If you plan the project well, then everything should fall into place.

Goes downhill: Gradually becomes worse.


After his wife died, his health started to go downhill.

Is on the cards: Likely to happen.


So you think there’ll be an election next year.” “I think it’s on the cards.


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