Quiz - Idiomy

Question 1 of 2

Read the definitions and then use them into the correct spaces for each sentence

  • Large-handed – generous, charitable
  • Not to lift a hand - not to help someone
  • On the other hand –from a different perspective
  • To be an old hand at something – to be well-qualified or have experience at something
  • To catch somebody red-handed – to catch somebody while doing something wrong.
  • To get out of hand – to be beyond control
  • To keep one’s hand in – to keep the practice of
  • To lend a hand – to help
  • To overplay a hand – to overestimate your possibilities, strengths
  • To know somebody like the back of one’s hand - to know somebody very well

They begged me to help to solve their problems but I didn’t even care. I didn’t ……………………

She bought me the newest car that was a very expensive present. She is ………………

My mother has been teaching for 25 years. She’s wise and clever and well experienced. She is ………………. in this job.

Tom was seen in the supermarket. He wanted to steal a new mp3 player. Unfortunately for him he was………………… and the police arrested him.

This may be true but let’s look at this from a different perspective. …………………….. those arguments are really good.

You lose points by selecting incorrect options. You may leave an option blank to avoid losing points.