For each of the six questions choose the one correct
1. Hes always interfering, hes always ________
a. sticking his eye in.
b. pushing his face in.
c. poking his nose in.
d. putting his hand in
2. According to the expression, if you risk
everything on one opportunity, you_______.
a. put all your glass in one bag.
b. put all your eggs in one basket.
c. carry cups & plates in a big suitcase.
d. put diamonds in your left pocket.
3. We say the grass is greener on the other side of
the fence when we________.
a. think someone else's situation is better than our
b. cannot make a decision.
c. feel jealous.
d. do something that is not likely to succeed.
4. My father calls a spade a spade. This means he
a. says exactly what he thinks.
b. hides his true feelings.
c. likes gardening.
d. gets impatient easily.
5. If someone is talking nonsense, they are
a. speaking through their teeth.
b. chatting through their chin.
c. talking through their hat.
d. speaking through the back of their head.
6. If someone offers you a wee dram in Scotland,
what will you get?
a. a sandwich
b. a lift (in their car)
c. a cup of tea
d. a drink (often whisky)
IDIOMS 5 answers
c. Correct. You can also describe someone as
b. Correct. This is risky because if you drop the
basket, the eggs will .
a. Correct. If the grass is greener on the other
side of the fence then we
think someone else's situation is better than our