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Idiomatic Crime

1. get off (easy/lightly) 2. get down to the facts


A. to receive a judgement in your favour when the evidence is neither for you nor against you B. do things in a very aggressive way, without considering any harm they might do to achieve their objectives. C. trapped in the act of doing something wrong such as cheating or stealing. D. a decision still hasn't been made about something E. to receive punishment or judgement for something wrong or illegal that you have done . to receive very little or no punishment for something !. to begin to discuss things that matter, to get to the truth ". leave a somewhere without paying or fulfilling e#pected obligations

3. 'Take no prisoners'

4. 'Do a runner' . !et /gi"e the #enefit of the dou#t $. face the %usic &. caught red'handed (. the )ury is still out

i. ii. iii. iv. v. vi. vii. viii.

$he young man %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% and did not have to go to jail for his crime. &hen the trial began the lawyers tried to %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% as it was a complicated fraud case with many victims. $he girl %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% and was not found guilty of the crime as there was not enough evidence to bac' up the police investigation. $he young man was forced to %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% for the crimes that he had committed $he students realised they didn(t have enough cash to pay for their meal so when the waitresses bac' was turned they %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%. $he new manager %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%. "e is totally ruthless and ambitious. )t was a terrible mista'e, and %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% on whether Bob will lose his job over it, or not. ) used to cheat in e#ams until ) was %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% by my teacher. ) stopped doing it after that.

*a"e you e"er #een caught red handed+, -hen+ -hy+ Do you think cri%inals get off lightly for the cri%es they co%%it in you country+ !i"e e.a%ples...

Idiomatic Crime
Do you think it is #etter to face the %usic or do a runner+, -hat would you do if you needed to pay for so%ething #ut didn/t ha"e enough cash....

Answers *f +g ,b -h .a /e 0c 1d

i. ii.

$he young man got off lightly and did not have to go to jail for his crime. &hen the trial began the lawyers tried to get down to the facts as it was a complicated fraud case with many victims.

iii.

$he girl was given the benefit of the doubt and was not found guilty of the crime as there was not enough evidence to bac' up the police investigation.

iv. v.

$he young man was forced to face the for the crimes that he had committed $he students realised they didn(t have enough cash to pay for their meal so when the waitresses bac' was turned they did a runner

vi. vii. viii.

$he new manager ta'es no prisoners. "e is totally ruthless and ambitious. )t was a terrible mista'e, and the jury is still out on whether Bob will lose his job over it, or not. ) used to cheat in e#ams until ) was caught red handed by my teacher. ) stopped doing it after that.