Idiom 2: A BIRD’S EYE VIEW Meaning: a panoramic view from a high place Example: From the helicopter they had a spectacular bird’s eye view of Dubrovnik.
What’s the missing word? There is _____ for improvement; emergency _____; not enough _____ to swing a cat; Answer: room
What’s the missing word? to _____ up a fuss; to _____-start sth; to _____ the bucket; Answer: kick
Welcome to my new idioms section: GROW YOUR IDIOMS! Anybody who follows me on Twitter will know I’m nuts about idiomatic expressions, you’ll find my idiom tweets under #FabIdioms. And I’m not just crazy about them in my own language, I love Spanish, French and German idioms, well, idioms from anywhere and everywhere. However, we’ll keep…
Fill the gaps with the phrasal verbs (in the correct form). There is an extra verb. drag on drop off go off join in run into set off squeeze in stand for stick around The other day I _____ _____ a…
What’s the missing word? to _____ swords with sb; to double-_____ sb; to _____ sb’s mind; Answer: cross
Use the word in capitals to form a new word which fits the gap. 1. His salary is not enough – it’s ________. SUFFICE 2. The first half of the match was pretty boring in ________ with the second. COMPARE 3. Meditation has been ________ proven to reduce stress. SCIENCE Answers insufficient 2. comparison 3. scientifically
What’s the missing word? a bon_____; a _____ engine; to have too many irons in the _____; Answer: fire
Add suitable tags. 1. Everybody’s ready to go, __________? 2. Let’s be reasonable, __________? 3. There’s no place like home, __________? 4. Alan never took his work seriously, __________? 5. Patricia hardly said a word, __________? 6. Nobody has seen my wallet, __________? 7. Everyone has secrets, __________? 8. That’s such a shame, __________? 9….
What’s the missing word? to sit bolt up_____; _____ off the bat; to read somebody their _____s; (Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 ) Answer: right
Use the word in capitals to form a new word which fits the gap. The ________ gymnast scored an almost perfect 10. BELGIUM The company has over fifty thousand ________, working in over ten countries. EMPLOY What is that awful smell coming from the fridge? It’s really ________. PLEASANT Answers 1. Belgian 2. employees 3. unpleasant
Complete the sentences with either the present perfect simple or continuous. “How long _________________________ (you/try) to sell your house?” – Not long. We _________________________ (just/put) it on the market. “How long _________________________ (have) your dog?” – “Since he was a puppy.” The film star is fed up as journalists _________________________ (interview) her for hours and…