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English: idioms and vocabulary
This test is about English idiomatic expressions and vocabulary.
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What does it mean "to scrap the bottom of the barrel"?
To choose the worst
To live with little money
To be about to die
To be of the desired stantard
What's the name of this?
Choose those options that are positive, happy, good, desirable, etc.
Up and about
In the black
To be state-of-the-art
To be all the rage
To have stood the test of time
To be living in clover
Not to be able to hold a candle to
Down and out
To be nothing but skin and bones
Choose those options related to age or time.
To be past it
To be living in the past
Till the cows come home
For donkey's years
Not to be all it's cracked up to be
Get into the swing
An old flame
Pick up the tab
How do I say "to produce good results"?
To bear fruit
To mean business
To be up to scratch
What is the correct and accurate expression to mean "active after an illness"?
Up and about
Alive and kicking
Touch and go
As strong as an ox
If I'm in the red, I'm feeling the pinch, so I may be in a tight corner and have to tighten my belt.
To live until a very old age is to live to a...
...ripe old age
Choose those adjectives you think suit the car shown in the picture.
As old as the hills
The last word
And old flame
Which of these options means "to observe carefully"?
To keep tabs on
To fiddle around
To annoy somebody too much, is to drive him/her
Round the bend
Head over heals
If someone is an old of flame of mine, I'm head over heels in love with him/her.
What is the name of the person who directs and coordinates a TV or radio programme?
Choose those options related to sleep.
To be suffering because of lack of money is to be
Feeling the pinch
At the end of one's tether
You can't be as poor as a church mouse and living rough at the same time.
What adjective do you use to describe a child who's at home without an adult?
What is it to be "like putty in somebody's hands"?
To be submissive.
To be thin, ill and weak.
To be old.
To love or be loved.
If something is among my interests, it's
Right up my street
In my element
Off the beaten track
You can't join the jet set and keep up with the Joneses.
If something broke the mould, it also broke new ground.
You can't be an up-and-coming business man at the same time you're going downhill.
If you're one of the big guns, you may call the shots.
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