Idioms Quiz


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Nobody is interested so let’s just cancel the whole thing.
a. scratch
b. sell
c. surf


If it’s to the “right and left” it’s ___.
a. rare
b. very quick
c. all around


He’s really nervous about the exam.
a. wet
b. wide
c. wired


To “pack off” means to ___.
a. put away
b. give away
c. send away


“Easy does it” means ___.
a. let’s do it later
b. let’s do it carefully
c. let’s do it quickly


“And then some” means ___.
a. not many
b. and only a few
c. and a lot more


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


Tom has lost a lot of weight so something must be worrying him.
a. egging
b. eating
c. encouraging


What does the expression “out to lunch” mean when the person described is not literally having lunch?

a. The person is eating.
b. The person likes lunch and eats all day long.
c. The person is uneducated.
d. The person is not concentrating or focusing and seems weird.
e. The person has a great sense of humor.


“In the pink” means to be ___.
a. drunk
b. healthy
c. rich


“Joking apart” means you ___.
a. are serious
b. are trying to make people laugh
c. are not united


To make or create trouble is the same as to ___ up trouble.
a. try
b. stir
c. liven


There sure is a lot of marijuana smoking these days.
a. dome
b. dog
c. dope


People often put ___ her opinions.

a. down
b. in
c. out


To suddenly stop talking in the middle of a speech because you have forgotten what to say it to ___.

a. wipe out
b. dry up
c. go over.


If it is “par for the course”, it is ___.
a. typical
b. very good
c. terrible


To “check up” means ___.
a. to search
b. to investigate
c. to make a mark to show something has been counted


To let something become less hot is the same as to let it ___ down.
a. lie
b. cool
c. tone


To think of a very imaginative and not really possible plan is to ___.

a. dream it up
b. go over it
c. come out with


The heroin addict needed a dose of drugs really badly.
a. five
b. fix
c. flag


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