Idioms Quiz #4

Directions: Choose the best idiom to complete each sentence.

1. When Tuan arrived at the doctor’s office, he ________ a magazine and read while he waited.

a. passed by b. picked out c. got into d. got through

2. Yesterday Dorothy _______ a student she had not seen in several years. What a surprise!

a. ran into b. ruled out c. kept in mind d. showed up

3. How many hours have you worked ______ today?

a. once again b. so to speak c. as to d. so far

4. Who’s going to ______ the management of the restaurant when the owner sells it?

a. take out b. make sure c. take over d.put into

5. Our supervisor wants to be _______ on how much money we are currently making.

a. pointed out b. ruled in c. updated d. ruled out

6. How much you learn from this course is _______ you. It’s your responsibility to study.

a. as well as b. once again c. so far d. up to

7. It’s important to ______ before exercising because your muscles need to be stretched.

a. warm up b. run into c. show up d. turn in

8. The waitress cleared away the dishes and _______ the table after the customers left.

a. put out b. wiped off c. took over d. worked out

9. In many areas of Florida, you can grow fruit _______. The air and the ground never freeze.

a. right away b. year round c. up to now d. so far

10. Kim followed the recipe for fried rice in the cookbook, but it didn’t ______ right.

a. hang out b. rule out c. take out d. turn out

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