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Idiom of the week – Give someone pause

Posted by englishlessons on December 12, 2016


cause someone to think carefully or hesitate 


The company’s recent financial report gave him pause, and he decided not to invest in their stock.

His history of multiple girlfriends gave her pause, and she decided not to accept his invitation. Programs:

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