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Quiznet Archive - Quiz 5

1. "Like a fish ….. water" is a well-known idiom. If you feel like this, you feel different from everyone else.
in
under
out of
over
Fish

2. Choose the correct answer.
We say the grass is greener on the other side of the fence when we……
think someone else's situation is better than our own
cannot make a decision
feel jealous
do something that is not likely to succeed
Fence

3. Choose a more formal alternative for the words in bold italics.
If a friend asks "How was the exam?", and you reply, "I blew it", what do you mean?
I passed
It was really easy
I found it difficult
I failed
Exam

4. Choose the correct verb:
I can't hear the radio. Can you ……. it up, please?
switch
turn
keep
make
Radio

5. Choose the correct answer.
My father is the sort of person who calls a spade a spade. This means he ……
says exactly what he thinks
hides his true feelings
likes gardening
gets impatient easily
Spade

6. Choose the correct answer.
Mr Bridges never offers to pay for anything as he is extremely tight-… .
lipped
fingered
handed
fisted
Mr Bridges




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