What do think the idioms mean?
I'd just like to put you in the picture about my relationship with Stephen.
- I'd like to explain how things are.
- I'd like to show you some photos.
They spent most of the evening talking shop.
- They talked about money.
- They talked about their work
When I was talking to Caroline last night, I'm afraid I rather put my foot in it.
- I lost my temper with her.
- I said something I shouldn't have.
I couldn't get a word in edgeways during the meeting.
- Everyone was talking so much that I didn't get a chance to speak.
- I couldn't think of anything to say.
Her name's on the tip of my tongue.
- I can't quite remember her name.
- I can't stop talking about her.
I'd like to pick your brains about laptop computers.
- I want to tell you about them.
- I want to get information from you about them.
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