Vocabulary Quiz

I Love Idioms! (3): Clothes

Complete the idioms with a word related to clothing from the list. There are two extra words. Scroll down for the answers.

belt, boot, coat, cuff, glove, hat, seam, shoe, sock 

  1. If we want our money to last until the end of our holiday, we need to tighten our _____s. We’ve been spending our money much too fast.

  2. We had invited so many people to our party that the apartment was bursting at the _____s.

  3. If you need me, just phone me and I’ll be there at the drop of a _____.

  4. I wouldn’t like to be in your _____s when Martin finds out you had dinner with this ex.

  5. Sara is an expert on Italian art. She has given so many talks on the subject that she doesn’t prepare very much, she just speaks off the _____.

  6. Patrick has got a bit too big for his _____s since he was chosen to play for the national team. He thinks he’s really special.

  7. I thought the dress would be too small for me but it fit me like a _____.

  8. Hey everyone, I want to clear all the stuff out of the attic this afternoon so I can start painting. So roll up your _____s and let’s get started.

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Parts of the Body

Idioms with Think

Idioms with Make (1)

Idioms with Make (2)


1. belt
2. seam
3. hat
4. shoe
5. cuff
6. boot
7. glove
8. sleeve

vocabulary exercises

Test your Idioms: THINK

Use these words to complete the expressions with ‘think’.

better, come, coming, dread, hear, straight, twice

1. Angus tells the best jokes. _____ to think of it, where is Angus? I haven’t seen him all day.

2. The restaurant was so noisy I could hardly _____ myself think.

3. I _____ to think how much time she’s wasted on that stupid app!

4. If I were you, I’d think _____ before telling Robert all about your plans for a new business. I’m not sure he can be trusted.

5. “If he thinks I’m going to get up at 6am to make him breakfast, he’s got another think _____!” Maya said.

6. Luka was going to phone Sonia but then he thought _____ of it. She probably didn’t want to speak to him at the moment.

7. Nicole was so tired after her long shift at work that she could barely think _____ .


1. come
2. hear
3. dread
4. twice
5. coming
6. better
7. straight