Idioms Quiz #3

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Directions: Choose the best idiom to complete each sentence.

1. An angry driver wasn’t able to ______, and so he got into a fight with another driver.

a. keep in touch b. keep in mind c. keep it up d. keep his cool

2. Monica _____ seeing her boyfriend next week. He went on a two-month trip to India.

a. points out b. makes sure c. looks forward to d. keeps in mind

3. There’s just one piece of pizza left, so you ______ eat it instead of taking it home.

a. more or less b. might as well c. make sense d. keep it in mind

4. _______ Abdi is late to work, but his boss doesn’t know, so he never gets in trouble.

a. Of course b. More or less c. Now and then d. No matter what

5. How ______ are you to the the idea of getting a second a job?

a. open b. kind c. near d. against

6. Alexandra is going to _______ some Chinese food on her way home from work.

a. put away b. put out c. pick out d. pick up

7. There were ______ people attending the meeting–about 50 or 60.

a. once again b. quite a few c. of course d. so far

8. Driving that SUV feels _______ like driving a truck. It’s really big, slow, and noisy.

a. kind of b. once again c. right away d. as if

9. It’s a good idea to have a dictionary with you while studying English to ______ new words.

a. make sense b. keep in mind c.look up d. look through

10. If you ______ the grocery store, please get some milk and some bread.

a. get into b. show up c. look through d. pass by

Answers: 1. d; 2. c; 3. b; 4. c; 5. a; 6. d; 7. b; 8. a; 9. c; 10. d