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Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt"



 
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Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt" #1 (permalink) Tue Jan 19, 2010 23:42 pm   Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt"
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #13 "On the Water", question 1

As usual he left it to the last moment and as a consequence he missed the boat.

(a) didn't take advantage of the situation
(b) didn't take advantage of the opportunity
(c) didn't take advantage of the fare
(d) didn't take advantage of the date

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #13 "On the Water", answer 1

As usual he left it to the last moment and as a consequence he didn't take advantage of the opportunity.

Correct answer: (b) didn't take advantage of the opportunity
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Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt"

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Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt" #2 (permalink) Wed Jan 20, 2010 19:53 pm   Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt"
 

You've been in the sun too long!
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Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt" #3 (permalink) Fri Jan 22, 2010 15:43 pm   Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt"
 

Hi,

Can't we say the same on someone did a grunt work and he just can't do more? Like we would say : I'm burnt. Let's call it aday.
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Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt" #4 (permalink) Fri Jan 22, 2010 16:19 pm   Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt"
 

Using your example you could say, "I'm burned out" ... meaning exhausted.
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Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt" #5 (permalink) Fri Jan 22, 2010 19:56 pm   Idiomatic meaning of "I'm so burnt"
 

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