4. April 2019

The Seasons



A man for all seasons – a man who is successful and talented in many areas

In season – the time of year when a vegetable or fruit is ripe and ready to be eaten

Out of season – the time of year when few people go on holiday / a time when something is not available

Season’s greetings – a formal greeting during a holiday period, especially Christmas


Different usages of the word season:

to season something means to add spices or salt to your food (würzen)

seasonal means characteristic to a season (saisonal)

seasoned describes a person with a lot of experience in some field (erfahren) 


Add the right idiom or word in the gap.

  1. Hotels are much cheaper ____________________________
  2. She is a ______________ climber.
  3. Robert is great at fixing things around the house. He is _______________________________.
  4. This dish is served with _______________ vegetables.
  5. I am really looking forward to May when strawberries are _________________
  6. _________________ the sauce by adding some Italian herbs such as thyme and basil.
  7. _________________ from everyone here at Rio Motor Group Inc.

(out of season, seasoned, a man for all seasons, seasonal, in season, Season, Seasonal Greetings)