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Sesión 15

The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

Our fourth series, Phrase Frenzy, gives you a chance to test your knowledge of English idioms by looking at some pictures - but be quick, you only have 15 seconds to identify each idiom!

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Phrase Frenzy - food

[Images: Getty images]

Food

Watch this video and try to work out three English idioms from the the pictures you see.

But be quick, you only have 15 seconds per phrase.

The answers are on the video and also shown below, so no cheating!

 

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How well do you know English idioms?

Your challenge: Look at these pictures and identify three idioms on the theme of...

food

You have 15 seconds for each idiom. Are you ready?

Phrase 1: To take with a pinch of salt = to not believe something completely because it might not be true.

Phrase 2: To make your mouth water = to see or smell food so it makes you want to eat it.

Phrase 3: Out of the frying pan into the fire = to go from a bad situation into an even worse one.

So how did you do?

1 correct = washer-upper!

2 correct = waiter

3 correct = head chef

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To do

Try our quiz to see what you've learnt about food-related idioms:

How well do you know English idioms?

3 Questions

Watch the video above and then see what you can remember

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Sport idioms:

to take with a pinch of salt
not to believe something completely because it might not be true.

to make your mouth water
to see or smell food so it makes you want to eat it.

out of the frying pan into the fire
to go from a bad situation into an even worse one.

End of Session 15

Join us in Session 16 of The Experiment for another idiom challenge.

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