Vocabulary Quiz

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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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Idioms with Make (1)

Idioms with Make (2)

Answers:

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

vocabulary exercises

Quiz Your English! (1) – Vocabulary and Idioms Worksheet


A.  General Vocabulary

Fill in the gaps. All the words begin with the letters AN and an extra letter has also been given.

1. Amy and Leonard are celebrating their 50th wedding an_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ y  this Saturday.

2. Cinzia isn’t an_ t _ _ _ _ like her sister. She is far more outgoing.

3.  John isn’t playing basketball at the moment as he has sprained his an_ l _.

4.  The money was donated by someone who wishes to remain an_ n _ _ _ _ s.

5.  Deer, moose and caribou have an_ l _ _ _ .

B.  Idioms 

Choose the correct verb to complete the idioms.

1.  “I’m not usually one to _____ my own trumpet but I think I’m a pretty good cook,” said Julia. (blow, push, turn)

2.  You’re a bit tense about the meeting tomorrow. Why don’t you go for a run and _____ off some steam? (break, go, let)

3. The children are _____ under my feet. Do you mind taking them to the park so that I can get on with making lunch? (getting, going, running)

4.  We _____ the house upside down trying to find Ben’s football shoes but we couldn’t find them anywhere.  (lifted, ran, turned)


C.  Practical English

Choose the correct response.

1.  “Shall I carry that for you?”  – “No, don’t worry. _______________”

a)  I can do.  b) I can manage.

2.  “Can you lend me your pen?” – “_______________.”

a)  Yes, here you are.  b)  Yes, here you have it.

3.  “Do you know how to do this?” – “_______________.”

a)  Sorry, I have no idea.  b)  Sorry, I don’t have idea.




Answers

A. 1. anniversary 2. anything 3. ankle 4. anonymous 5. antlers.
B. 1. blow 2. let 3. getting 4. turned
C. 1. b) 2. a) 3. a)

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Grammar Exercises

Spot the Mistakes (42)

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Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Scroll down for the answers.

1.  I wish I had longer legs!
2.  I ate my lunch as fast as I could.
3.  The most early I can come to the restaurant is nine thirty.
4.  You couldn’t give me a lift to the station, could you?
5.  I’m very annoyed as the parcel should have arrive by now.
6.  He passed even though it was fairly difficult exam.
7.  We would all be very surprising if she got the job.
8. Gabriel tries to speak a bit of English everyday.

















Answers

1.  ✅

2.  ✅

3.  The earliest I can come to the restaurant is nine thirty.

4.  ✅

5.  I’m very annoyed as the parcel should have arrived by now.

6.  He passed even though it was a fairly difficult exam.

7.  We would all be very surprised if she got the job.

8.  Gabriel tries to speak a bit of English every day.