Advanced Idioms Test 5
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IDIOMS – PARTS OF THE BODY (NOUNS)
Complete the following sentences with the nouns from the box.
1) Ann’s mother-in-law is always poking her into other people’s business.
2) Ever since Megan and Tom had set on each other they had been wondrously happy.
3) His exam results were disappointing but he tried to put a brave on it.
4) Why don’t you tell him how you feel? It might do you good to get it off your .
5) Five kilometres across the mountains could be done in ten hours walking, if he put his into it.
6) The taxi broke down on the way to the airport and we just caught the plane by the skin of our .
7) Stop pulling my , I know there isn’t a Hollywood director calling me right now.
8) In the beginning, she was going to marry David, but recently she’s had a change of .
9) I can’t believe this laptop has broken already; it cost me an and a leg.
10) I know dinner is at five, but I just have food on the — so do you want pizza or maybe kebab?
IDIOMS – PARTS OF THE BODY (VERBS)
Complete the following sentences with the correct form of the verbs from the box.
1) You paid for lunch last week. Let me the bill for dinner today.
2) After failing an English exam, Mathew had to go home and the music.
3) Now we must be the grown-ups who the responsibility of cleaning up the mess we created.
4) The party was so packed with people that I had to my way just to get to the toilet!
5) Gina missed the last bus out of Norwich to Great Yarmouth, so she a lift.
6) You have to it to John. He’s really made a success of that company.
7) I don’t want to the wrong horse, but it seems to me that Martin is the better candidate.
8) Senate Republicans tried to block all efforts by Obama to appoint someone to the agency.
9) I expect you to the line at all times if you want to remain at this company, Susan.
10) Reporters are always around, hoping to get a sensational story about one of them.
IDIOMS – FOOD
Choose the correct answer (A, B, C and D).
1. “bring home the bacon” means …CorrectIncorrect
2. “take something with a pinch of salt” means …CorrectIncorrect
3. “have a finger in every pie” means …CorrectIncorrect
4. “the icing on the cake” means …CorrectIncorrect
5. “the apple of sb’s eye” means …CorrectIncorrect
6. “spill the beans” means …CorrectIncorrect
7. “live off the fat of the land” means …CorrectIncorrect
8. “not one’s cup of tea” means …CorrectIncorrect
9. “eat someone out of house and home” means …CorrectIncorrect
10. “in a nutshell” means …CorrectIncorrect