Vocabulary Quiz

Idioms with ‘MAKE’ (1)

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Choose the correct alternative in brackets.  

  1. It’s going to make Rachel’s _____ when you tell her you’re taking her and the kids to Australia! She’ll be thrilled. (day, hour, time)
  2. It’s getting late. We should make _____ . (paths, tracks, ways)
  3. Thanks to a private teacher Amaya has made a lot of _____ with her German. (forward, headway, progresses)
  4. As soon as we got into the club we made a _____line for the bar. (bee, fly, moth)
  5. I had made such a _____ ear of my French essay that I decided to start all over again (cow’s, duck’s, pig’s)
  6. It suddenly started to rain heavily while we were walking on the beach so we made a _____ for the car. (comeback, dash, hurry)
  7. I’m really sorry I had to cancel our dinner date yesterday. How can I make _____? (amends, compensations, remedies)
  8. What does this say, Anna? I can’t make head or _____ of your handwriting. (foot, heel, tail) 


1. tracks
2. headway
3. bee
4. pig’s
5. dash
6. amends
7. tail
8. day

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