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1. My friend says: Don't get any ideas!

And I go, " Ideas about what!" - Is this ok?

2. Prepare for the worse case scenario. Or

Prepare for the worst case scenario. - What's the difference between the two? Can both be used?

3. Make the most of my God given abilities. Or

Make the most out of my God given abilites. - What's the difference between the two? Can both be used?

4. That would be great! - polite version?

That will be great - What's the difference between the two? Can both be used?

5. If you put it that way. Or

If you put it like that. What's the difference between the two? Can both be used? Same meaning?

Please help correct these sentences. Thank you!
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Hi,

1. My friend says: Don't get any ideas!

And I go, " Ideas about what!" - Is this ok?

2. Prepare for the worse case scenario. No, not idiomatic at all Or

Prepare for the worst case scenario. - What's the difference between the two? Can both be used?

3. Make the most of my God given abilities. Or

Make the most out of my God given abilites. No, not idiomatic

- What's the difference between the two? Can both be used?

The correct idioms are

Make the most of something

Get the most out of something

4. That would be great! - polite version? Perhaps add 'thank you'.

That will be great - What's the difference between the two? Can both be used?

5. If you put it that way. Or

If you put it like that. What's the difference between the two? Can both be used? Yes Same meaning? Yes

Clive
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Clive3. Make the most of my God given abilities.
The correct idioms are
Make the most of something
Get the most out of something
Clive Hi,
1. My friend says: Don't get any ideas!

And I go, " Ideas about what!" - Is this ok?
Thanks Clive, what about these? Are they correct?
Hi,

3. Make the most of my God given abilities.
The correct idioms are
Make the most of something
Get the most out of something
Clive Hi,
1. My friend says: Don't get any ideas!

And I go, " Ideas about what?" - Is this ok?[/quote]

Thanks Clive, what about these? Are they correct? Yes

Clive