Grammar Quiz

Idioms Quiz


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Giving someone the “cold shoulder” means that…

A. taking away their sweater

B. throwing ice or snow on someone’s shoulder

C. to go out in the snow without proper snow gear

D. to ignore or be unfriendly


People often put ___ her opinions.

a. down
b. in
c. out


To start behaving in a violent or strange way is to ___.

a. liven up
b. freak out
c. throw out


The manager failed to get his ideas ___ to the employees.
a. across
b. down
c. in


He put ___ for a transfer, but it was refused.

a. on
b. in
c. by


To “hang your head” means to ___.
a. feel shameful
b. be brave
c. be over-confident


A famous man like him always pulls ___ the crowds.

a. out
b. over
c. in


Students usually look ___ the counselor to help them choose a career.
a. at
b. to
c. into


To “jump through hoops” means ___.
a. be in charge
b. obey any order
c. be naughty


Do you have any marijuana?
a. grass
b. gravy
c. grease


At this moment, it’s nonsense to look ___ results.
a. about
b. for
c. in


If it’s “under your nose”, it’s ___.
a. well hidden
b. your fault
c. within sight


once in a blue moon = ?

A. rarely

B. usually

C. often

D. never


To “make off with” means to ___.
a. leave behind
b. kiss
c. steal


To “beat around the bush” means ___.
a. to not know
b. to avoid a question
c. to go on a hike


To “cheer up” means ___.
a. to become happy
b. to become sad
c. to become lost


To go on holiday especially because you need a rest is to ___.

a. get over
b. go off
c. get away


He lost control of himself suddenly when he heard the news.
a. filled up
b. flopped
c. flipped-out


Who might use salty language?

A. The one who walks on eggs.

B. The one who is crusty.

C. The one who simmers down.

D. The one who takes the cake.


They ran ___ against several problems when they tried to build the bridge in that area.
a. off
b. on
c. up


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