Idioms for when you’re feeling hopeful

It may be hard but [1] never say die. You still [2] stand a chance. Before you know it things will [3] take off and you’ll be [4]on a roll. Maybe you’ll even [5]make it big. Who knows what the future will hold. They say [6] fortune favours the bold! You’ve already [7] come a long way and I’m sure you’ll [8] land on your feet. All the hard work you have done will have to [9] bear fruit some day soon. Just [10] keep your eye on the ball and [11] keep your shoulder to the wheel  and you’ll soon [12] have the world at your feet.

Match the idioms with the definitions

 a) to be in good condition or in a good situation after having a bad or difficult experience

b) to make a great amount of progress

 c) to have positive results

 d) To become very successful or famous

 e) To pay attention to the situation

 f) To have a prolonged period of success

 g) When something starts to be successful

h) Work hard

i) To have the prospect of success

j) To be extremely successful and admired by a lot of people

k) Don’t give up

l) people who face problems with determination and courage are the ones who attain massive levels of success


1k, 2i, 3g, 4f, 5d, 6l, 7b, 8a, 9c, 10e, 11h, 12j

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