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Food Idioms

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out to lunch

Question 1/10

The teacher said that the boy was (her favourite).

the apple of her eye

a piece of cake

polishing the apple

Right!

the apple of her eye - the one she adores

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in the soup

Question 2/10

The woman was (very calm) during the job interview.

full of beans

as cool as a cucumber

the cream of the crop

RIGHT!

as cool as a cucumber - very calm and relaxed

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out of the frying pan and into the fire

Question 3/10

I explained (briefly) what my friend needed to know but he still was not satisfied

in the soup

eat his words

in a nutshell

Right!

in a nutshell - in a brief simple way

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hit the sauce

Question 4/10

Please do not (tell anyone) about my plans to get married next year.

spill the beans

get egg on your face

eat humble pie

RIGHT!

spill the beans - tell a secret or expose something that wasn't supposed to

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butter up

Question 5/10

The clerk is always trying to (flatter) his boss in order to get a raise

big cheese

bread and butter

egg on

Right!

butter up - be extra nice to someone to get something in return

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the cream of the crop

Question 6/10

Passing the exam was (very easy) because I spent a lot of time studying last week.

in the soup

out to lunch

a piece of cake

RIGHT!

a piece of cake - very easy

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as cool as a cucumber

Question 7/10

The man went (from something bad to something worse) when he became angry and quit his job.

to cry over spilt milk

out of the frying pan and into the fire

for peanuts

RIGHT!

out of the frying pan and into the fire - coming out of a difficult situation and getting into an even more difficult one

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cut the mustard

Question 8/10

My friend was told that he did not (succeed) and could not join the team this year.

bring home the bacon

walk on eggshells

have egg on her face

RIght!

cut the mustard - be able to succeed or meet the expectations

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eat my words

Question 9/10

I stopped to (chat) with an old friend on my way to work this morning.

chew the fat

cut the mustard

cry over spilt milk

RIGHT!

chew the fat - have a casual conversation

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one smart cookie

Question 10/10

He is the best student in class. He is (a very intelligent person)

cool as a cucumber

bread and butter

meat and potatoes

RIGHT!

one smart cookie - a very intelligent person

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